Sarri close to becoming Chelsea's new manager

Maurizio Sarri

GETTY Chelsea transfer news Maurizio Sarri will have no more than £60m to spend

Chelsea's pursuit of Maurizio Sarri finally appears to be over.

The 59-year-old former Napoli coach is reportedly being expected in London in the next 24 hours and will sign a two-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

With reports that Maurizio Sarri will opt to live at Chelsea's Cobham training base for the foreseeable future in order to whip his new team into title winning shape the chances of the Italians furthering their impressive stats at the Blues looks set to continue.

The report claims that the former Napoli manager is ready to sign a two-year deal with us and will also have an option to sign on for a third season.

Missing out on Champions League spots under Antonio Conte was a huge issue and we can not spend another year out of Europe's elite club competition.

Earlier, had reported how incoming Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri reportedly informed the Blues chiefs to make Argentina global Gonzalo Higuain their first signing.

Chelsea FC are looking to rebuild their squad after the Blues finished in fifth spot in the Premier League last term to miss out on a Champions League spot for the second time in three seasons.

The Sun are stating that, as re-reported from Goal, the Italian wants to bring Koulibaly with him to England this summer, and that he is weighing up an £88M (€100M) move for the defender.

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