Chelsea have 'agreed terms' with former Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc, but the club remains keen on appointing
Talks between Sarri and Chelsea have been ongoing for weeks and, as per the report, the Blues were prepared to offer the Italian tactician a two-year contract. However, it's claimed that Chelsea were unaware of the way in which the Italian's contracts works.
Chelsea have agreed terms with Laurent Blanc, but are waiting to see if Maurizio Sarri can still conclude his ongoing dispute with Napoli.— Simon Phillips (@SiPhillipsSport) June 5, 2018
Although terms have been agreed with Blanc, he is still very much considered Plan B behind Maurizio Sarri (Sportitalia)
Former PSG manager Laurent Blanc held a meeting with
Nevertheless, according to Sportitalia transfer pundit Alfredo Pedulla, the two parties have reached an agreement but Blanc is 'very much considered Plan B', and Chelsea will give Sarri 'a few days' to try and persuade Napoli's President Aurelio De Laurentiis into terminating his contract.
This report comes despite some suggestions that Chelsea would drop their interest in Sarri over past controversial behaviour.