Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him

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In May, Napoli appointed Carlo Ancelotti to replace Sarri amid speculation that the latter could take the Chelsea job.

Reports broke earlier today suggesting that the former Juventus boss had finally been sacked by the club, although no official confirmation has yet arrived.

"After two years, the club knows me very well, and if they want to continue with me they know me, I can't change", Conte said.

Fabregas caused controversy and invited criticism online as the latest news regarding Conte circulated when he liked a tweet celebrating the development. The Italian even took training on Thursday morning before, with the players sent home for the afternoon, confirmation came of his sacking. Good luck for the future'.

Antonio Conte is heading for the exit door at Chelsea despite winning the FA Cup in May.

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Sarri has been lined up to replace his compatriot and is determined to bring Jorginho with him as Chelsea plot a £57m double deal. The manager failed to lead the side into the Champions League last season finishing in fifth place.

There is a strong argument that this is the most turbulent time of Abramovich's ownership. The club is set for a pre-season tour of Australia which will begin on July 23 in Perth.

The Italy global was spotted borading a plane to London this morning ahead of a move.

Now with the new Premier League season less than a month away, Chelsea still haven't released current manager Antonio Conte. But the Spaniard will face stiff competition from Premier League rivals Chelsea who are also keen on Jorginho's services and are preparing a bid for the 26-year-old. I just have to wait and keep working'.

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