Maurizio Sarri has become the new manager of Juventus after just one season in charge at Chelsea.

The Italian succeeds Massimiliano Allegri after telling the Blues he wanted to return to his home country.

He led the west London side to a third place finish in the Premier League, and they won the Europa League, beating Arsenal in the final.

It was the 60-year-old’s first major trophy as a manager.

Sarri is likely to win further silverware with Juventus, who have won the Italian league for seven years in a row.

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There is speculation he will be succeeded at Stamford Bridge by former Blues midfielder and club legend Frank Lampard.

Chelsea are expected to approach Lampard’s current club, Derby, who have been in talks with him about extending his contract.

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