Chelsea Sacks Antonio Conte

The Standard

Chelsea has announced that they have sacked coach Antonio Conte in a move that was made to setup the arrival of Maurizio Sarri, according to ESPN FC.

Conte had refused to walk away from Chelsea unless the final year of his contract was paid in full.

It is expected that Chelsea will announce Sarri’s appointment on a two-year contract as soon as possible, and will also announce the signing of Italy international midfielder Jorginho for a combined fee of €65 million.