Juventus are understood to be preparing a compensation package deal to prise Maurizio Sarri away from Chelsea.
The Italian giants choose Blues boss Sarri to exchange Massimiliano Allegri in Turin, and need to now stump up in the place of £5million to invulnerable their pinnacle target.
Chelsea are understood to have no plans to sack Sarri, who led the membership to a third-place Premier League end and Europa League triumph in his maiden Stamford Bridge campaign.
Juventus sent a delegation to Baku for talks with Chelsea bosses on Sarri’s situation, beforehand of the Blues thrashing Arsenal 4-1 to elevate the Europa League crown in style.
Sarri regarded delighted with the first essential trophy of his managerial career, but had long on account that widespread he would talk to his Chelsea bosses about his future come the quit of the campaign.
Former investment banker Sarri has polarised opinion round Stamford Bridge with his regimented tactics, drawing criticism from fans for taking time to hand domestic grown skills Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi central roles.
While Chelsea would be prepared to let Sarri take the helm for a 2d season, club bosses are also mindful that the 60-year-old may additionally choose to return to his native Italy.
The outside criticism of his method is said to have taken some toll on Sarri this term, and would in phase explain his wish for a return home.
Sarri admitted in the wake of Chelsea’s Europa League triumph that he would be seeking talks with the club, insisting both events would
need to nation their full intentions.
“We need to understand what the club can do for me, and what I can do better for the club,” said Sarri, in Baku.
“Also the membership need to talk to me.”
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard heads the lengthening queue of those linked with stepping into the west London hot seat should Sarri depart.
The Derby supervisor remains vastly famous at all degrees of the Stamford Bridge set-up, and has already labored with Chelsea loanees Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori this term with the Rams.
Lampard would be receptive to assisting young intelligence blossom at the Bridge, particularly must the club wind up problem to FIFA’s two-window switch ban. Chelsea can nevertheless enchantment against that ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The unseated Juventus supervisor Allegri and former France and Paris St Germain boss Laurent Blanc are other names in the frame.