It’s inevitable that Maurizio Sarri will be next Chelsea manager, talkSPORT told

first_img The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Conte was reportedly sacked by Chelsea on Thursday The Italian’s departure will pave the way for Sarri to be appointed Chelsea’s new coach, with talks between the Blues and Napoli for the transfer of the Serie A club’s former manager said to be finalised.Despite chasing Sarri for the entire summer, and Conte’s sacking being the worst kept secret in recent footballing memory, Chelsea still had their currently boss take training for the first week of pre-season.Conte has been at work over the past week, coaching star players such as Cesc Fabregas, Marcos Alonso and Alvaro Morata, who all returned to Cobham at the earliest date having not featured at the World Cup. Sarri is expected to be confirmed as Chelsea’s next manager silverware gameday cracker Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update latest revealed 2 How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT predicted How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings BIG PRESENTS UP TOP 2 Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence The belief is that Conte had to come to work despite knowing he would lose his job to ensure he was not in breach of his contract, meaning he will entitled to a pay-off reportedly worth around £9million.And Bosnich believes Chelsea and Conte need to stop playing ‘chicken’ so they can get his sacking wrapped up cleanly and quickly for the good of both parties.“This is down to the finer details in his contract about getting paid off,” Bosnich told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.“There’s probably a bit of a game of chicken – sort of, who’s going to blink first.“It’s going to be strange for the players, because you’ve got your manager who’s turned up on the first day of pre-season, and then maybe a week later there’s somebody else coming in.“But it’s inevitable that Sarri will come in. NEW ERA ALTERED “But all this other haggling… they’ve just got to try and sort it out as quietly and quickly and cleanly as they possibly can – for both parties really.“It’s not good for the club going forward, but it’s also not good for Conte because future employers will look at that and say: ‘is he going to do that if anything goes pair shaped for us?’“So for both sides’ sake it’s important they sit down and thrash this out and get a compromise and as fair a deal as possible.” smart causal predicted Most read in Premier League England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has compared the Blues’ standoff with manager Antonio Conte to ‘a game of chicken’, also revealing it is ‘inevitable’ Maurizio Sarri will be named the Stamford Bridge club’s new boss.Conte was reportedly sacked by Chelsea on Thursday, though there has been no comment or official statement from the west Londoners regarding their managerial situation.last_img read more