Jorginho joins Sarri at Chelsea

Jorginho joins Sarri at Chelsea

He was succeeded in May by Carlo Ancelotti - himself a former Chelsea manager.

The Italian has signed a three-year deal with the Stamford Bridge side and will replace Antonio Conte, who was sacked on Friday.

The 59-year-old was known for playing attacking football at Napoli, and he immediately expressed his desire to try and replicate that at Stamford Bridge in the coming season.

Maurizio Sarri flew to London yesterday to complete negotiations over his move to Chelsea after the club confirmed the departure of Antonio Conte nearly a day after he was dismissed.

The 27-year-old started all three games for Senegal at the World Cup with the African nation only exiting the tournament on fair play rules behind Japan, and attention for him could now turn to his club future.

"I am absolutely ecstatic to be here at Chelsea", Jorginho said.

The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.

Hazard and Courtois blast France after World Cup semi-final defeat
Didier Deschamps' side advanced to the finals and will try to win the first title since 1998 when they meet England or Croatia. It was a closely contested game as France emerged victorious thanks to Samuel Umtiti's goal early in the second half.

Conte is now chasing his £9m pay-out for being dismissed before the end of his contract, while Sarri gets to work on pre-season.

Granovskaia said: "We are delighted to welcome Maurizio and are looking forward to him bringing his football philosophy to Chelsea".

Exciting times indeed for Chelsea fans.

The Premier League champions recently signed Riyad Mahrez for a club record £60m fee, and the winger won't be a guaranteed starter by any means.

Italy midfielder Jorginho has become Chelsea's first signing since Maurizio Sarri was hired as manager of the Premier League club.

Jorginho has posted a cryptic message on his Instagram story, just a day after becoming a Chelsea player.

Related Articles

  • Drogba reveals player that should win Ballon D'Or prize

    Drogba reveals player that should win Ballon D'Or prize

    Fortune also shone on Les Bleus in the quarter-finals, when they beat a Uruguay side deprived of Edinson Cavani because of injury. Federation Internationale de Football Association has declared the use of VAR at the World Cup in Russia a success.

    Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton shine at Wimbledon - minus their husbands

    The final weekend at Wimbledon is always a royal affair, but it has been even more crowded in the royal box this year. She chose Ralph Lauren for the oversized shirt and white pants , along with a white panama hat.
    Oppo Find X vs OnePlus 6: Specification, price, features compared

    Oppo Find X vs OnePlus 6: Specification, price, features compared

    When it comes to the motorized camera , I'm a little anxious about what happens if you drop the phone - and no, I've not tried. Oppo has become the first Android smartphone maker to feature 3D Structured Light Technology in their new Oppo find X .
  • Kylian Mbappe becomes youngest since Pele to score in World Cup final

    Kylian Mbappe becomes youngest since Pele to score in World Cup final

    Here's a look at how each team made it through the six games leading up to Sunday's final. There were wild scenes of jubilation after Kylian Mbappe scored France's fourth goal .
    Kylian Mbappe Starts For France vs Croatia

    Kylian Mbappe Starts For France vs Croatia

    Croatia joined the Federation Internationale de Football Association in 1993 officially after getting separated from Yugoslavia. A number of fans spoke of their pride in their nation reaching the final, and predicted victory for their team against France .
    Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules

    Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules

    The fantasy dragons-and-swords saga, which already has 38 Emmys under its belt, is not expected back on screens until next year. Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski has scored her first ever Emmy nomination for her role in The Handmaid's Tale .
  • Ryanair pilots in Ireland start first strike

    Ryanair pilots in Ireland start first strike

    That is just ahead of planned strikes by cabin crew in Spain Italy, Portugal and Belgium on 25 July and 26 July. According to a statement from Ryanair, the meeting lasted for seven hours.
    Ghost Particle origin traced to distant black hole

    Ghost Particle origin traced to distant black hole

    The object, known colloquially as TXS 0506+056, was something called a blazar approximately 4 billion light-years from Earth. This evidence made the scientists believe that the neutrino actually belongs to some place outside our galaxy.
    CBBC Newsround: Cristiano Ronaldo's career so far in pictures

    CBBC Newsround: Cristiano Ronaldo's career so far in pictures

    Cristiano Ronaldo is the most recognizable star in the world but fans are going to have to get used to him wearing a new jersey. After nine years with the Spanish club, he will leave for the Italian side in a staggeringly massive deal.
  • McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

    McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

    McDonald's added that they are "committed to the highest standards of food safety" and are "closely monitoring this situation". Twenty-nine people in IL and at least 15 people in Iowa reported eating salads from the fast-food chain before getting sick.
    Jose Mourinho Criticises Southgate's Patience With Raheem Sterling

    Jose Mourinho Criticises Southgate's Patience With Raheem Sterling

    Perisic signed a new contract in September after failing to seal a move to Old Trafford. Perisic has featured in every game Croatia have played at the 2018 World Cup .
    Aston Martin builds a pocket rocket

    Aston Martin builds a pocket rocket

    Feast your eyes on the Aston Martin V8 Cygnet , possibly the strangest model to emerge from the marque in its 105-year history. You do, at least, get air conditioning, two USB ports, and leather pull-straps for the carbon door trim.