There’s no hiding the fact that, Chelsea wanted to appoint Maurizio Sarri as a manager in place of Antonio Conte. The Italian manager has also left Napoli after the 2017/18 season ended. However, recent news suggests that Sarri may not be the one. So, who is The Shock Manager Chelsea Looks To Replace Conte With? Check out below:
According to recent reports, Chelsea are hesitant with Sarri being appointed as the new manager. Why? Because of Sarri’s controversial past.
Sarri has had a heated exchange with Roberto Mancini in 2016, in which the former had been accused of hurling homophobic slurs. The former Napoli boss had been fined €20,000. To add to that, he was also banned for two Coppa Italia matches.
So who The Shock Manager Chelsea Looks To Replace Conte With really?
A blast from the past:
The man seems to be none other than Avram Grant. Grant has always been a “key member of Abramovich’s inner sanctum”. The Russian knows that he can turn to Grant if plans go sour. So, is he The Shock Manager Chelsea Looks To Replace Conte With?
The Israeli manager has managed Chelsea before. That stint wasn’t so successful. He did manage to steer Chelsea to a second-place finish in the Premier League, along with Champions League and League Cup finals. But, not being able to win any silverware in his only season with The Blues led to his sacking.
After that, the currently 63-year-old had a good run with Portsmouth. He would resign after just one season and then get sacked by West Ham when they got relegated under his tenure.
He is currently managing NorthEast United FC in the Indian Premier League. It will be a huge leap from India to consider the biggest job in the world. That is of course if Conte wants to leave.
Conte has previously mentioned that he does intend to leave of his own accord. However, if the club wants him gone, then they have to pay him £9 million in compensation.
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