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Napoli hold firm on release clause for Chelsea target Sarri

Chelsea have still not reached an agreement with Napoli over Maurizio Sarri.

The Blues are desperate to bring Sarri in as Antonio Conte's replacement.

The London Evening Standard claims a two-year contract, with an option for a further 12 months, was agreed upon with Sarri's representatives and Chelsea last week.

Other than the confirmation of Conte's exit, the only other roadblock is compensation for Napoli.

The Serie A club are demanding Chelsea pay the full the £7m release clause in Sarri's contract. This is despite Napoli already replacing the 59-year-old with Carlo Ancelotti.

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