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Panathinaikos: The miracle with Sarri is approaching and now it is time for the final decision!

Panathinaikos: The miracle with Sarri is approaching and now it is time for the final decision!

The absolute overreach in the matter of the coach approached Panathinaikos during the ongoing contacts with Maurizio Sarri at the weekend. The next 48 hours will be decisive, as the final response is expected from the Italian technician.

the Panathinaikos Provide land and water to Maurizio Sarri He is trying to bring a coach of the highest levels of European football to Greece, and has been fighting for days for absolute supremacy in terms of technical leadership.

Italian coach It is the intense desire of the people to clover flower, Who sees in his face the man who will return the club to the top and make it the protagonist in Europe again.

In the “green camp” they are impatiently awaiting Sarri’s answer, after he fulfilled all the “wishes” of the team’s former coach. Lazio, Juventus, Napoli, Chelsea, Whether on a financial or football level.

However, the decision to move from the English Premier League and Serie A to the Greek Super League is not the easiest thing in the world for a coach who has been in the elite for a decade.

From there, as his information was reported magazine From Italy, with the data available tonight, the discussions between the two sides are on the right track. The chances of a happy ending in the case increased. However, since the process is dynamic and not static, the next 48 hours will decide everything.

to caution! Sarri has not “closed”, he has not signed, and he is not on the plane to Athens, but what is recorded in the report from his home country is the fact that Panathinaikos managed to bring the issue one step closer tonight. To complete it more than before, after doing everything in his power to convince him.

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This is an issue that remains difficult. After all, we’re talking about the coach who actually rejected her Sevillethe manager who is on the short lists of most teams looking for their next coach and whose name is being “played” for clubs like Leicester, Bologna and even a return to Lazio is being written about in the Italian press.

Maurizio Sarri who’s who

Maurizio Sarri has become well-known in Europe after the great success he had with Napoli in the three years 2015-2018 with Hamsik, Higuain, Insigne and Mertens as champions. But before that he had spent 24 years coaching. The 65-year-old Italian technician, born in Naples, started from the lowest levels of Italian football, sitting on the bench in teams such as Stia, Files, Caprella, Adela, Valdima, Tagolito, Sansovino and Sangiovanese.

He was to arrive in 2005 to take charge of a well-known team in Italian football, such as Pescara, which of course has a better reputation for the players it has produced in recent years than for its successes.

Then he sat for the first time on the bench for a team competing in the second division. He finished twelfth and left at the end of the year. Then he passed through Arezzo, Avellino, Hellas Verona, Perugia, Grosseto, Alessandria and Sorrento until he reached Empoli.

With it he managed to win promotion and find himself in Serie A for the first time in his career at the age of 53. In the 2013-14 season, when he won promotion with Empoli, he emerged as the best coach in Serie B. In his first season in Serie A, he finished 15th, and then, after three years at Empoli, it was time for him to take over management of his hometown club. Naples.

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Since the first season, he was far from the championship, collecting 82 points, but Juventus, which was still strong at that time, succeeded in clinching the title by reaching 91 points. Sarri was named coach of the season. In the summer it was sold Gonzalo Higuain To Juventus for 90 million euros, thus Napoli achieved the highest sale in its history.

He made sure that his absence was as inconspicuous as possible, as the Italian team ranked third with 86 points, five points behind leaders Juventus.

The following season was Sarri’s third and final attempt to take the scepter from Juventus, but he still failed, because despite the 91 points he collected, he was four points behind first-place Juventus.

However, their amazing performance did not go unnoticed, and they succeeded Chelsea To trust him. Unfortunately, things did not go well there and he did not stay long as he left at the end of the year. Despite all that, he won the Europa League that season (2018-19), finished third with Chelsea in the league and also led them to the League Cup final.

And of course she was never left without work, right from her door Juventus I opened it to him. He also stayed there for a year. He won the league, the second and final title of his career so far, and reached the final of the Coppa Italia, but was eliminated in the round of 16 of the Champions League, which cost him.

Maurizio Sarri was inactive for a year after the season in the “Big Lady” and then went to LazioHe got a job in the summer of 2021 and stayed there until March 2024, but without achieving more than second place last year.

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