Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea over a deal for Maurizio Sarri, according to Sky in Italy.
The Bianconeri have been on the hunt for a new manager ever since Max Allegri announced he was stepping down after five consecutive Scudettos.
Both Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte were linked with the post but it’s new emerged that there is an “agreement in principle’ for former Napoli boss Sarri to take the reins in Turin.
On Wednesday, Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici travelled to London to finalise the deal, which looks to be completed once Sarri terminates his Stamford Bridge deal tomorrow as expected.
As per Di Marzio, Sarri is poised to sign a three-year deal at the Allianz Stadium and will be reunited with Giovanni Martusciello, his former assistant at Empoli.
Juventus are paying Chelsea a fee said to be oriented around bonuses and objectives being met by the 60-year old.
The Blues are now widely expected to appoint club legend Frank Lampard as Sarri’s successor and are hopeful of buying their record goalscorer out of his Derby County contract.
Sarri has been in charge at Stamford Bridge since July 2018 and won this year’s Europa League title with the club, securing qualification for next season’s Champions League.