Napoli have confirmed the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti on a three-year contract.
Ancelotti, 58, has been out of work since he was sacked by Bayern Munich in September.
“Calcio Napoli are happy to announce the definition of an agreement with Coach Carlo Ancelotti to become lead the first team for the next three seasons and therefore starting from 2018-19.”
“I can’t talk, we’ll see each other on July 9,” Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italia at Fiumicino Airport in Rome.
The former Real Madrid manager has had a highly successful management career, claiming four top-tier league titles, three Champions Leagues and three domestic cups across Europe’s top five leagues.
That date will see his presentation Press conference in Naples to begin the new season.
Earlier today, De Laurentiis took to Twitter in order to announce that Sarri would no longer be the Coach of Napoli.
“I thank Maurizio Sarri for his precious dedication to Calcio Napoli that allowed us to give the city and all Azzurri fans over the world prestige and emotions, creating a style of football admired everywhere and by everyone. “Bravo Maurizio.
The move could lead to Sarri moving to Chelsea, where the Italian has been linked with replacing his compatriot Antonio Conte.