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Maurizio Sarri and Jorginho join Chelsea

Chelsea have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri will replace Antonio Conte as their new coach. The club also confirmed the signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho.

Maurizio Sarri and Jorginho join Chelsea

After much speculation, both Sarri and Jorginho have been confirmed as part of Chelsea. Jorginho was strongly linked with a move to Manchester City, but the Brazilian joined Sarri at Chelsea instead. The club paid £57 million for the player.

“I look forward to start working and meeting all the players on Monday ahead of traveling to Australia. I hope we provide the fans with entertaining football and compete for trophies, which is what the club deserves”, Sarri told the club’s official website.

The manager has signed a three year deal at Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile, Jorginho signed a five year deal with Chelsea and he will earn £102k per week.

“I am really ecstatic to be here. It is not easy to be part of such a big club, but I am really happy. I am excited to play in such a league, for a team that gives everything to play and win”, the player told the club’s official website.