Chelsea is set to finalise the deal to bring former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri to London this week after and bring the speculation about Antonio Conte’s future to an end, according to report.
The report in Independent says the Stamford Bridge outfit will soon resolve the club’s managerial situation, with Sarri set to succeed Conte.
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Also, Alvaro Morata is set to hold talks with the management over his future when the non-World Cup players return for pre-season training on July 9.
Conte has his plan in place for Chelsea that if he is to continue as their boss, but it is widely expected that Sarri will be in charge next season before Morata and Co start training at the Cobham.
If Chelsea does appoint Sarri, £9million will be due to Conte if he does not work for the next 12 months that remain in his contract.