London Calling, Maresca next Chelsea manager. With long-term project

In England they call him “Guardiola’s clone”. Last season he brilliantly brought Leicester City back from the Championship to the Premier League. Now Chelsea is ready to invest in him. In the long, very long term. Enzo Maresca he was chosen by the London club as the man to entrust with a completely new project. He will be the Italian coach to succeed Mauricio Pochettino at the helm of Palmer and co. Also continuing the great traditions of our technicians at the helm of Blues.

Here we are
Second Sky Sports everything is practically done and defined in the agreements between the former midfielder and the London club, with the final contractual details having been defined in the last few hours. In these days the parties will only work on choosing the staff who will support the manager at Stamford Bridge, but the operation is not at risk.

The details of a contract that testifies to trust and long-term planning
As evidence of the trust that the Chelsea leaders place in Maresca’s work and philosophy, there is the contract that the Italian will sign in the next few hours: the agreement was found on the basis of a 6-year contract, therefore valid until June 2030. Leicester, however, will receive a significant compensation of around 10 million euros to free the manager who led the Foxies to promotion to the Premier League. After Vialli, Ancelotti, Di Matteo, Sarri and Antonio Conte, therefore, Enzo Maresca will be the sixth Italian coach in the history of the Blues.