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Sports News
Chelsea boss Sarri close to Juventus switch
 
London: Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has told the club he wants to leave after a single season to join Italian champions Juventus, according to reports on Saturday.

Sarri has been an uncomfortable fit with fans at Stamford Bridge and despite winning the Europa League this week and finishing third in the Premier League, there is a perception the chain-smoking coach is unwilling to adapt tactics when things go wrong.

Sarri has been widely linked with Juventus, who are seeking a successor to Massimiliano Allegri, although sports daily Gazzetta reported Saturday that Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino was also on their radar.

Sarri held talks with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia on Friday and informed her that he wanted to return to his homeland, the reports in Britain and Italy said.

Granovskaia, it is said, has promised to talk to club owner Roman Abramovich about his future, but it would seem Chelsea will seek compensation from any suitor.

Sarri succeeded Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager last summer after spending three years at Napoli.

The 60-year-old enjoyed a tremendous start at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea went unbeaten in 18 games.

But Sarri endured consistent criticism from a significant portion of the club's supporters throughout the campaign and suffered heavy 4-0 and 6-0 defeats at Bournemouth and Manchester City.

Chelsea, however, reached the Carabao Cup final, which they lost on penalties to Manchester City, before finishing the season strongly.

Sarri claimed the first major trophy of his career when Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 in Baku on Wednesday to win the Europa League final, but refused to commit his future to the club, saying: "You know very well that I love the Premier League, the level of the competition, and I am lucky because I am at Chelsea, one of the best teams in the best championship in the world.

"So at the moment I am happy, but of course I want to know if the club is happy, if we can improve.

"It's normal I think; I have a discussion with the owner after every season with every club."

Chelsea are facing a transfer ban next season which could restrict their ability to attract a big name coach.

The club have been linked with their former midfielder Frank Lampard, now the manager of Championship side Derby, should Sarri leave Stamford Bridge.


Australia outclass England by 64 runs on way to semifinals
Windies legend Lara hospitalised due to chest pain, could be discharged soon
Shakib's magnificent 5-wicket haul steers Bangladesh to 62 run win against Afghanistan
Argentina, Uruguay, Peru through to Copa America quarter-finals
Indian women hockey team beats Japan 3-1, wins FIH Women''s Series Finals
Pakistan knock out South Africa with 49-run win, stay alive in World Cup
Brilliant spell by Shami, others mark India's victory against Afghanistan by 11 runs
Indian women's hockey team beats Chile, secures berth in Olympic Qualifiers final round
West Indies should learn from 'terrific' Williamson: Lloyd
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Vijay Shankar suffers injury scare during net session
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Ferrari summoned over Vettel appeal
New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets in World Cup thriller
Never thought I could play a knock like that: Morgan on six-hitting record
Morgan smashes sixes record as England amass 397/6
England's Roy targets Australia match for World Cup return
Man files petition to ban Pak cricket team after embarrassing defeat to India
Bhuvneshwar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle: Kohli
Shakib 124, Liton 94 guide Bangladesh to 7 wicket victory over WI
KERALA NEWS
Mobile phones, tobacco products seized in raid at Kannur Central Jail
 Kannur: For the second time in a week, a raid was conducted on Kannur Central Jail on Monday night a  
Govt will not support idea of bifurcating Malappuram district : Minister
Kerala CPM leader's son booked for rape, cheating
Two workers killed in Kerala as earth caves in
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
New British PM to be announced on July 23 By Aditi Khanna
 London: Britain''s new Prime Minister, either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, will be announced on Jul
Iran says ''idiotic'' new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy
UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry
Australian Islamic State orphans rescued from Syria camp
NATIONAL NEWS
Jaishankar files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha poll
 Gandhinagar: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Rajy
BJP fields Jaishankar for Gujarat RS seat after he formally joins party
There is culture of disrespecting expertise under the BJP: Cong
BSP to contest all future polls on its own: Mayawati
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