MAURIZIO SARRI has reportedly misplaced his battle with the Chelsea board to maintain maintain of defender David Luiz.
And now the Brazilian is ready to depart Stamford Bridge in the summertime on a free switch.
The 31-year-old is out of contract in June and Blues boss Sarri was determined to maintain maintain of the flamboyant centre-half.
However the Day by day Categorical declare Chelsea’s new coverage on offers for over-30s means Luiz will exit West London in six months’ time.
The FA Cup holders have carried out a brand new technique the place they’re solely providing one-year extensions to these over the above age restrict.
Cesc Fabregas additionally falls into the identical bracket and is more likely to observe his South American team-mate out the door.
Sarri allegedly has tried to alter the coverage however his pleas have been ignored, in line with in the present day’s report.
And now he appears to be like like he might be with out one among his key males when the following season will get underway as a result of Luiz wished a longer-term extension.
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When quizzed about Luiz and Fabregas not too long ago, Sarri revealed his hopes of reaching an answer.
The Italian stated: “I spoke with the membership about this one month in the past. I do know very nicely that it isn’t straightforward, however I believe we will do a brand new deal for each.
“They’re essential gamers for us. It is vitally tough to discover a centre-back for this stage and it is rather tough to discover a centre-midfielder technically like Fabregas, so I believe they’ve to stick with us.
“The deal could be very tough because of this [both players are over 30 years of age]. The membership desires a brief contract and the gamers need a lengthy contract.
“It’s tough because of this however I believe we will discover a answer.”