Sarri exit: Chelsea make money on manager for the first time in Abramovich era

16 June 2019

Sarri
Photo: Getty Images Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea after a season winning the Europa League and securing a third-place finish in the Premier League.

As Maurizio Sarri has been officially sent on to Juventus, Chelsea make a profit on their manager for the first time since Abramovich took over the club.

During the Russian owner’s time, Chelsea have sent millions of pounds along in the pockets of leaving managers, but now the club have finally broken the spell.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

The deal to send the respected Italian manager of Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri, back to his home country - where he will join Juventus - has now been officially confirmed.

The rumours have been roaming about for quite some time regarding the transfer, and the finalised deal is said to be worth £5 million in compensation fee. 

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