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Chelsea point to Sarri as Conte successor?

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Chelsea point to Sarri as Conte successor?

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Maurizio Sarri has been idolized for his ability to turn Napoli into a powerhouse, which has unsurprisingly brought the interest of other clubs.

As Aurelio De Laurentiis prepares to spend big in January, he may have to also spend on keeping his coach on the bench.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, De Laurentiis is calling for a meeting with Sarri to accelerate the renewal process.

With Antonio Conte hinting at a possible exit at the end of the season, there is the possibility De Laurentiis either believes Chelsea will target his coach or he wants an extra ‘insurance policy’ on the tactician.

The most likely scenario is Antonio Conte leaves Chelsea and the Blues go on the offensive looking for a high-profile manager. Sarri would fit the billing, but for Napoli he is the center of the project.

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