Leicester City Reacts To Chelsea’s Move For Enzo Maresca

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Chelsea Football Club has been officially granted permission by Leicester City to enter discussions with their head coach, Enzo Maresca. This development marks a significant step forward in Chelsea’s pursuit of Maresca as their next manager.

According to reports from Sky Sports News, the permission allows Chelsea to begin formal talks with Maresca, who has already shown enthusiasm for the Chelsea project.

The two parties are expected to finalize contract terms shortly, with discussions focusing on a two-year deal with an option for a further season or a straightforward three-year contract.

Maresca’s potential move to Stamford Bridge follows his impressive stint at Leicester, where he successfully guided the team back to the Premier League.

His tactical approach, centered on possession football, has made him a prime candidate for the Chelsea job, receiving strong backing from senior figures within the club.

With Maresca’s agreement in principle already in place, the primary hurdle remaining is for Chelsea and Leicester to finalize the compensation fee, expected to be around £10 million.

Leicester, dealing with financial fair play issues and a constrained transfer budget, might see the compensation as a necessary financial boost despite the loss of their head coach.