Chelsea may yet have been slapped with a huge bag of disappointment after new reports surrounding Sarri’s hope of chiefing the club’s managerial affairs have been disproved by Naples president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
There have been heavy speculations that Conte will be replaced by former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri after a major League disaster for Conte last term.
And although, that has been expected to come soon, it may never be. Sarri has since been replaced by former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelloti after leaving the club on differences despite still being contracted.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis, revealed expressively that he never received a call from the English outfit registering their interest in the out-of-favoured manager.
“I never received any calls from Chelsea, even if they are announced via the newspapers. If that were to happen, I would sit politely and listen, reflect and then give the response that was best for Napoli,” he is quoted as saying in Corriere dello Sport by Football Italia.
De Laurentiis also cleared the rumours spreading about luring the likes of Kalidou Koulibaly to the club to please Sarri over the summer and made strong and unconvincing remarks that he is “untouchable”, including Piotr Zielinski and Marko Rog. He concluded that his club should never be underestimated.