Maurizio Sarri named new boss of Serie A giant with brilliant tweet

Serie A giants Lazio have delighted fans with the method they chose to announce Maurizio Sarri as their new manager.

The former Chelsea boss has been out of work since leaving Juventus at the end of last season, despite leading The Old Lady to a ninth straight Scudetto.

Sarri had been linked with the vacant Tottenham job and it was believed he would hold out for a clear title contender for his next club as boss.

But the Italian managerial merry-go-round has been crazy since the season ended, with the managers of Juventus, Inter Milan, Lazio, Roma and Napoli all leaving their jobs.

Maurizio Sarri has been appointed as Lazio’s new manager

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Antonio Conte’s departure from Inter saw I Biancocelesti boss Simone Inzaghi move to the San Siro as his replacement.

That opened the door for Sarri to return to Serie A, with the 62-year-old reportedly signing a two-year deal at the Stadio Olimpico.

That deal will be worth £2.5million-a-season, though there will be add-ons for qualifying for a European competition.

Sarri will be joined at his new club by assistant Giovanni Martusciello, as well as Marco Ianni, Andrea Pertugio and Massimo Nenci.

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The Italian boss is famous for his chain-smoking habit and he was frequently seen having a cigarette during games while he was in charge of Juventus and Napoli.

Lazio utilised that habit when they announced his appointment on Twitter, poking fun at the former Chelsea boss.

First, they simply tweeted the cigarette emoji, before following that up by writing “Anyone got a light?” in the next reply in the thread.

They then followed that up by tweeting more clues to their fans, highlighting Sarri’s former career as a banker.

Club president Claudio Lotito was clearly delighted with the appointment, backing Sarri to take the club forward.

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