Chelsea FC finally decide to appoint 50-year-old as their new manager – report

Chelsea FC are ready to appoint Massimiliano Allegri as their new manager, according to reports

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri Photo: UEFA / Handout

Chelsea FC are “expecting” to appoint Massimiliano Allegri as their new manager in the summer after having lost patience with Luis Enrique, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Star is reporting that the west London side are set to bring in the 50-year-old Italian to replace Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge after a disappointing campaign for the Blues.

According to the same story, Allegri was actually the man they wanted to appoint as their new manager before Conte took over at the west London club in the summer of 2016.

The story says that Conte is definitely on his way out of Stamford Bridge this summer after a disappointing run of form left the Blues in fifth place in the Premier League table and looking as if they will miss out on Champions League qualification.

The same report says Chelsea FC have been working hard on a deal to bring former FC Barcelona boss Enrique to Stamford Bridge this summer, but that they have lost patience with him because he has refused to commit to the club.

The story quotes a “top source” as saying that Juventus manager Allegri is now “nailed on” to become the next Chelsea FC manager this summer.

Meanwhile, Chelsea FC will take on West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

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