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Chelsea Manager: Maurizio Sarri’s replacement found | Chelsea news

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Chelsea Manager: Maurizio Sarri's replacement found | Chelsea news

Chelsea Manager: Maurizio Sarri’s replacement found as the Blues target Javi Gracia to take the charge of the ahead of the next season.

Despite winning the Europa league and a third place finish in the league, Chelsea are till considering to remove Maurizio Sarri from the Blues’ dugout.

Thus, according to a report by the ESPN, Chelsea are set to replace the Italian manager with Javi Gracia from Watford, if the Italian manager leaves the club.

Sarri’s strained relationship with the club has jeopardized his stay at the West-London based club. Although, the Italian manager has shown the will to see out rest of his contract with Chelsea but the Blues are refusing to do it.

On the the other side, Maurizio Sarri is being targeted by Juventus, and reportedly has the permission of the Blues to leave the club ahead of next season.

It is further reported that the Blues are expecting from Juventus to submit the £5 million buy out fee for the Chelsea manager.

Javi Gracia has a decent record in management, as he has already managed in Spain, Greece and Russia and recently took Watford to the FA Cup final, which they lost against Manchester City.

The Spaniard is facing a competition from Chelsea club legend Frank Lampard for the managerial role, as he is also on the radar of Chelsea to take the role, as his stint at Derby impressed the administration at his previous club.

Nevertheless, concrete statements by either of the clubs are yet to be made, until then everything else is just being speculated.

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Chelsea finished their season on a high, as they won Europa league while defeating city rivals Arsenal by 4-1. Further, the club will not be able to participate in transfer window due to the transfer ban.

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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra


Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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