Chelsea have announced the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new manager after parting ways with Antonio Conte yesterday.
The former Napoli head-coach takes the reins at Stamford Bridge on a three-year-deal, as Chelsea confirmed through their website.
An official statement reads: “Maurizio Sarri is the new Chelsea head coach. He moves to Stamford Bridge following a successful three-year spell at Serie A side Napoli”.
Maurizio Sarri is the new Chelsea head coach!
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 14, 2018
The Italian man, who will start his new job on Monday, told Chelsea’s official website: “‘I am very happy to be coming to Chelsea and the Premier League. It is an exciting new period in my career.
I look forward to starting work and meeting the players on Monday ahead of travelling to Australia, where I will be able to get to know the squad and begin our match action”.
Moreover, the signing of Jorginho from Napoli is expected to be announced in the next few hours.