The Blues were unable to defend their title, finishing fifth last season and missing out on Champions League. "I wish you every success in the future".
Chelsea have sacked Antonio Conte and are believed to have reached an agreement with Napoli to pave the way for Sarri to replace his fellow Italian at Stamford Bridge.More news: Celebrities lose followers amid crackdown — Fake Twitter users
While no official announcement has been made from either Chelsea or Napoli, Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas took to Twitter yesterday afternoon to pay his respects toward Conte.
Conte leaves with the best win percentage 65.1% of any of Chelsea's managers in the Premier League era.
Conte has been sacked after two years at Chelsea. Chelsea was beaten to the signing of Romelu Lukaku by Manchester United and then Fernando Llorente by Tottenham, for example.More news: Israel sending rocket to the moon
When Carlo Ancelotti was offloaded after two years in May 2011, despite winning the league and cup double in his maiden campaign, Chelsea recognised his "contribution and achievements" and welcomed him back to the club with open arms.
Chelsea seeks a 13th permanent manager under Abramovich's ownership, and at possibly the most turbulent period of the Russian billionaire's trophy-filled reign. Chelsea also halted plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge, citing an unfavorable climate to invest in the 500 million pound ($665 million) project.
Goal confirmed on Thursday that the Italian was no longer in charge of the club, with a deal for former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri nearing .More news: China Trade Talks Come to Halt