Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confessed that a move back to Italy is an attractive prospect to him, as he continues to be heavily linked with a move to Juventus.
The Italian is thought to be Juventus’ top target to replace former boss Massimiliano Allegri, and there is a belief at the club that they will be able to confirm a deal in the coming days.
In the past, Sarri has always reiterated his desire to remain in the Premier League but, speaking to Vanity Fair, he admitted that he longs to return to his homeland.
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“The Neapolitans know the love I feel for them, I have chosen abroad last year not to go to an Italian team. The profession can lead to other paths, but the relationship will not change. Loyalty is giving 110% when you are there,” he added.
“What does it mean to be faithful? And if one day the company sends you away? What are you to do: stay true to a wife you divorced from?”
During his debut season with Chelsea, Sarri found himself facing intense criticism from a large part of the club’s fan base who, despite a successful season on paper, were left wanting more from a tactical point of view.
There have been plenty of calls for the Italian to be sacked, and it appears he could be nearing a departure from Stamford Bridge.