Maurizio Sarri is finally ready to join Chelsea after a long negotiation between Chelsea, Napoli, and the Italian coach. Sky Sports’ Massimiliano Nebuloni reports will be in the process of signing his contract . Gianfranco Zola, who will be assistant coach. Today Chelsea officially sacked Conte, and the Blues are now set to announce Sarri as the new coach.
Leeds complete the loan signing of another Chelsea prospect
Jamal Blackman has completed a loan move to Championship side Leeds United for the season, the Mirror reports.
Blackman has been heavily linked with a move to Elland Road and will join up with fellow Chelsea loanee Lewis Baker there for the season.
The goalkeeper had attracted interest from Sheffield United, who were keen to sign the player on a permanent basis after impressing on loan there last season.
The report claims that Blackman is set to become the club’s new number one and Marcelo Bielsa could even hand him his debut as early as Tuesday.
Leeds face Forest Green Rovers in a pre-season friendly and he is in line to start for his new club.
Felix Wiedwald has returned to the Bundesliga, joining Frankfurt after just one season with Leeds, which has allowed Blackman to fight for the number one spot.
Blackman came through the ranks at Chelsea but is yet to make a first-team appearance for the club.