English Premier League giants Chelsea have parted ways with manager Antonio Conte h sacked and paved the way for Maurizio Sarri to replace him as the club’s new head coach.
Owner Roman Abramovich has risked paying Conte his full £9million compensation bill with the Italian ready to take a year out if no big jobs become available.
Abramovich held off sacking Conte to see if a job became available that would save Chelsea having to pay him off, but the club have been left with little choice but to act – despite the Italian returning to take pre-season training since Monday.
Article courtesy of Telegraph Sport UK
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