Enzo Maresca Chelsea salary and contract details and Leicester City payout

Enzo Maresca Chelsea salary and contract details and Leicester City payout

Leicester City manager Enzo Maresca is reportedly set to replace outgoing Chelsea boss Maurico Pochettino, find out more about him below along with his salary and contract details

According to reports, Leicester City have granted Chelsea with the permission to speak with their head coach.

Enzo Maresca Chelsea FC salary and contract details and Leicester City payout

Chelsea are currently looking for a new manager after Pochettino left by the end of the Premier League season.

Romano took to his social media handle, revealing, “HERE WE GO! Chelsea have agreed terms with Enzo Maresca as the new manager. The agreement is now done and sealed on a contract valid until June 2029. It’s 𝐟𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥 for Maresca. It will also include option to extend until June 2030. Chelsea will now pay a compensation fee in excess of €10m to Leicester City, matter of time to sign soon.”

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While his salary at Chelsea isn’t known yet, Pochettino was being paid $12.5 million annually at the club.

Enzo Maresca bio

Enzo Maresca is an Italian professional football manager and former player who was born on February 10, 1980, in Pontecagnano Faiano, Italy. He is currently 44 years old, and works as the manager of Premier League club Leicester City. During his time as a player, he played as a midfielder.

Enzo Maresca linked with a move to take over Chelsea

Notably, Maresca will be the fourth Blues manager in two years if he does join the club as their manager. Interestingly, ex-Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi was initially stated as the favourite to replace Pochettino alongside Kieran McKenna and Brentford boss Thomas Frank. Despite all the speculation, Maresca has now emerged as the favourite to take over the Chelsea job. And according to reports, talks between the two parties are now moving quickly.

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Leicester have reportedly granted Chelsea with the permission to speak with Maresca. Notably, the Blues are set to offer Maresca with a contract that will last at least five years. Meanwhile, Chelsea will have to pay Leicester with a compensation fee worth around £10million. Willy Caballero, who previously spent four years at Chelsea as a backup goalkeeper could join Maresca as his assistant.

Enzo Maresca coaching career

Maresca started out his coaching career at Manchester City, where he worked with the development squad. He eventually got his first managerial appointment at Parma, but got sacked after just six months in charge. Following the sacking, he was hired as a member of Pep Guardiola’s coaching staff at City, back in 2022.

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The following season, Leicester hired the Italian coach right after their relegation. During Maresca’s first summer in charge, Leicester City had several first-team stars leave the club, including James Maddison, Harvey Barnes, Timothy Castagne, and Youri Tielemans. Despite this, he brought in some pivotal replacements like Harry Winks, Stephy Mavididi and Mads Hermansen, who all played a major role in helping Leicester earn a straight promotion back to the Premier League.

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