The football world has been hit with some unfortunate news this evening, Juventus manager and former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia.
According to Juventus’ official website, Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Italian couldn’t managed Juventus in their pre-season friendly this week after struggling with the flu over the past week.
The former Chelsea boss underwent further medicals tests today after being unable to direct first-team training at Juventus’ training centre earlier.
The 60-year-old returned to his homeland this summer after leading Chelsea to a Europa League triumph and a third-placed finish in the Premier League.
Chelsea’s Europa League triumph saw Sarri lift his first ever trophy in his near 30-year managerial career.
Take a look at some reaction from fans below:
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia after struggling with flu over the weekend.
Get well soon, Maurizio! pic.twitter.com/zgs3VaPvPR
— Goal (@goal) August 19, 2019
Get well soon sarri
We love you 😭😭💙💙
— CFC Kemal (@Kemal_AA_) August 19, 2019
Just heard that Maurizio Sarri has contracted pneumonia.
So sad to hear this, hope you make a full recovery soon Don, all my love and best wishes Mister 🇮🇹💙 pic.twitter.com/flbzRDzPUb
— Sam💫 (@SAMSEESGH0STS) August 19, 2019