(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Italian and Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has been reported to be receiving treatment for pneumonia.
The Italian manager was at the club training ground on Monday having missed out on the club friendly against Triestina for what was reported to be flu. For this topic we talked shortly with Alessandro Brocciolo, expert in the field of football predictions, to get some more inside information.
But having been unable to regain his full fitness, the Biaconeris had Sarri undergo further test and was diagnosed with pneumonia with Juve confirming that treatment had begun.
Juventus will be visiting Parma on Saturday in their first Serie A game for the season and it is unclear whether the Italian manager will be available for before then.
Sarri gained limelight in his managerial career after helping Empoli achieve promotion from Serie B to Serie A in his second season with the club. Before joining up giants Napoli in the summer of 2015 replacing Rafael Benitez.
He landed Pepe Reina, Allan and Elseid Hysaj, who helped him throughout the season as the club finishes second place behind Juventus in his first campaign with the club winning Serie A Coach of the Year and the Enzo Bearzot Award.
Sarri is widely known for his ability to help improve players with the likes of Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne at Napoli. He helped the club to a second place before leaving the club to join Premier League giants Chelsea.
Sarri replace Italian Antonio Conte at the Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2018. He was able to achieve maximum success with the club as he was able to win the UEFA Europa League in his only season with the club and helping the club ending their League campaign in the third position.
After one season with the English club, Maurizio Sarri said his goodbyes to the club and joined Serie A reigning champions in June replacing Massimiliano Allegri. Experts in the field of premier league predictions expected a longer stay for the Italian manager.
Sarri, who was previously a bank manager in his early years, would be keen on being available for Juventus for their first game of the season.
A statement from the Biaconeris reads via Goal: "Maurizio Sarri, after having observed rest over the weekend, was at the JTC Continassa (Juve's training facility) today where he coordinated the work of his staff.
"Unfortunately, he could not conduct the training on the field due to the persistence of his flu, which struck him over the course of last week.
"In the late afternoon, he underwent further tests that confirmed he has pneumonia, for which specific therapy has been prescribed.
"The coach has authorized the club to communicate his state of health."