New Chelsea Manager Wants Napoli Attacker Who Conte Tried To Sign Twice

Tyler Owen
June 22, 2018

Despite no official confirmation from the club The London Evening Standard and The Sun report Sarri is already building up his backroom staff. Giovanni Martusciello - who he worked with at Empoli - will be lured away from Inter Milan whilst former Chelsea favourite Gianfranco Zola, whose managerial career has not been a success, will also be part of the coaching staff.

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Mertens scored 22 goals under Sarri at Napoli last season, as Napoli finished second in Serie A.

Sport Italia are now reporting that not only will Sarri be announced at Chelsea very soon, but that his very first signing will be joining him at the same press conference.

The former banker worked with Higuain at Napoli and is keen to get his hands on him again once he takes charge of Chelsea this summer.

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'I'am disappointed that he leaves like this but we have now a big coach.

Mertens probably has a couple of good years left in him but having Eden Hazard on one wing and his Belgian teammate on the other could provide us with one of the most destructive attacks in the Premier League.

The centre-half was the subject of a summer-long pursuit by Chelsea in 2016, and was again wanted 12 months ago, but he has suggested he will be staying at Napoli to work with Sarri's successor Ancelotti. I hope he can win something with Chelsea.

Chelsea could have to pay £4.5m if they were to employ Sarri before July 1 but that figure would go up to £7m after that date.

The summer transfer window is open and managers are working hard on their transfer targets so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe.

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