Maurizio Sarri is a target for Juventus and Inter Milan and the Chelsea head coach is open to a return to Italy, Sky Sports News understands. Sky in Italy are reporting Sarri and Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi are the two candidates under consideration by Juventus to replace Massimiliano Allegri, who is leaving Turin at the end of the season. Inter Milan are also keen on Sarri should they dispense with the services of head coach Luciano Spalletti.
Sarri has one year remaining on his contract at Chelsea but is believed to be open to a return to his native Italy, where he spent his entire career before moving to Stamford Bridge at the start of the season. He has attracted criticism from Blues fans this campaign over his style of play and a perceived failure to give youngsters such as Callum Hudson-Odoi enough minutes. Sarri led Chelsea to third place in the Premier League and the League Cup final this season, and is currently preparing his side for the Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29. The information being recieved from Chelsea it is understood that the Blues are not planning on changing their head coach but are looking at contingencies should Sarri decide to leave. Frank Lampard is the strong favourite with bookmakers to replace Sarri, if he departs, although Derby are not believed to have received an approach from Chelsea for their manager. Photo Credit: Getty