Juventus are apparently in advanced talks to sign Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri as their next manager. The Turin club failed spectacularly in the Champions League this season against Ajax. Following the result they parted with their manager Max Allegri. Spurs fans were scared that Pochettino’s transfer would set the club back a couple of years but these fears maybe unfounded.
Since the managerial seat is vacant at Juventus, a number of top managers are being linked with the club. None more so than Maurizio Sarri. Sarri won the Europa League title with Chelsea and the Londoners are said to be willing to let him go.
If it was Tottenham and their manager, then you’d wonder what would happen. Well, happen it did already and Juventus target Pochettino has already poured cold water on the move. If reports by Duncan Castles are to be believed Juventus had approached Mauricio Pochettino before reaching out to Sarri.
Pochettino’s transfer to Juventus will not happen because the manager has already rejected the idea of leaving Spurs after their Champions League final appearance. He is believed to have told the Juventus hierarchy that he doesn’t plan to move to any other club this summer.
Reports of Pochettino’s transfer away from Spurs are exaggerated
Duncan Castles says that Sarri has already informed the Chelsea management of his desire to leave after securing Champions League through the league and winning the Europa League. Not such a bad manager but those Chelsea fans, well, they are loud and very demanding.
“The sense from Italy today is that Sarri is on the verge of being announced as Juventus manager,
The expectation in Italy is that he will be announced as manager this week.”
“I believe during the time they spent in Madrid, Daniel Levy spent a lot of time with Pochettino. The people observing those conversations suggested that they looked positive.
– Duncan Castles via Daily Star
Obviously, Daniel Levy must be on the charm offensive of his life at this moment as Spurs need to keep hold of a manager who is certainly built for the big time.