Cesc Fabregas backtracks on Twitter activity to bid farewell to Antonio Conte

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Reports in Italy earlier this week suggested that Chelsea FC had entered the race to sign the holding midfielder ahead of the appointment of his former manager Maurizio Sarri as Antonio Conte's successor.

The Italian had two contrasting campaigns at the helm and has now vacated his post.

However, they finished fifth in the 2017/18 season, missing out on a place in the Champions League and consequently costing Conte is job.

That success was helped by prolific striker Diego Costa, who scored 20 goals and provided eight assists.

That poor form, plus increasing speculation of a divided dressing room, saw Roman Abramovich finally pull the trigger on Conte's time at Stamford Bridge.

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Now that a deal has been done for Sarri, Conte and his coaching staff have been sacked by Chelsea.

Jorginho, one of Sarri's former players at Napoli, will also join Chelsea after spurning Manchester City.

Antonio Conte was finally sacked as Chelsea manger today in what was perhaps the least surprising news since Donald Trump announced he was coming to Britain and, in response, Britain made a decision to construct a giant inflatable orange baby to fly over his head whilst he was traipsing around pretending to look important.

The 59-year-old was in charge of the Naples side between 2015-18 and was named Serie A manager of the year in 2016-17. Napoli refused to end Sarri's contract despite hiring Carlo Ancelotti as manager. His departure has been expected all along but the fans and players alike had been left in a limbo - until now that is. With just 12 days before Chelsea's first pre-season game and less than a month before the transfer window closes - Sarri will need to get to work quickly and efficiently. Sarri used powerful yet technically gifted midfielders at Napoli such as Amadou Diawara and Allan, so Loftus-Cheek could feature in his plans.

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