Chelsea announce Maresca’s appointment as manager with a contract until 2029

Enzo Maresca is the new manager of Chelsea, having signed a contract with the Blues until 2029.

The Italian coach, who recently secured promotion with Leicester City, will remain in England to take the helm at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have officially announced the appointment of Maresca, confirming the deal that sees the former midfielder tied to the club for six years.

A Chelsea spokesperson commented on the appointment, saying, “We are thrilled to welcome Enzo Maresca to the Chelsea family. His recent success with Leicester City speaks volumes about his capabilities.”

The same spokesperson added, “With Enzo at the helm, we are confident that the team will reach new heights.”

Maresca, known for his tactical acumen and ability to develop young talent, is expected to bring a fresh perspective to Chelsea’s strategies.

In a statement to Sky Sports, Maresca expressed his excitement, saying, “I am honoured to join such a prestigious club. Chelsea has a rich history and I look forward to contributing to its future success.”

This marks a significant step in Maresca’s managerial career, having played for and coached various top European clubs.

Chelsea fans have already started buzzing on social media, eager to see what changes Maresca will bring to the squad.

This move also follows a trend in the Premier League of clubs investing in young, dynamic coaches.

More details regarding Maresca’s coaching staff and initial plans for the squad are expected to be unveiled in the coming days.

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