Juventus will make formal approach for Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri after Europa League final

Chelsea v Eintracht Frankfurt - UEFA Europa League Semi Final : Second Leg

Maurizio Sarri's future at Chelsea is up in the air after a season of mixed fortunes. 

The Blues finished third in the Premier League and reach two finals - the League Cup, which they lost, and next Wednesday's Europa League. 

Securing Champions League football and the chance to finish with some silverware should be considered a success, right? 

Well, apparently not at Stamford Bridge. 

Sarri has seemingly been walking a tightrope for most of 2019, with heavy defeats to Manchester City and Bournemouth being particular low points the season.

Chelsea fans haven't exactly taken to their Italian coach or his philosophy of 'Sarri-ball' either and many would be happy to see him go this summer. 

According to The Sun, those supporters could get their wish. 

The paper is reporting that Juventus will make a formal approach for Sarri immediately after the Europa League final.

Chelsea v Slavia Praha - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final : Second Leg

The Serie A champions want him to replace Massimiliano Allegri and have made it clear they will be able to pay £5 million in compensation to prematurely end his time in London. 

And should Sarri leave, that would open the door for Frank Lampard to take the reigns. 

The Chelsea legend himself is set for talks with Derby County chairman Mel Morris following Monday's playoff final against Aston Villa. 

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However Lampard, who's in his first year of management, has remained tight-lipped over his future. 

"I have two years left on my contract and I see no further than Monday," he said.

“I’ll sit down with Mel after the game, which was planned anyway, to see firstly what the result was because that’s going to define how we chat.

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“I’m really open with Mel and he’s open with me. I’d like to say now that we would always have a relationship of sorts because he gave me my opportunity to manage this massive club.

"I will always be thankful for that.”

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