Despite winning the FA Cup last term, the club have parted ways with the Italian, and former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri will take the reigns, becoming the club's ninth full-time manager since Roman Abramovich took charge in 2003.
Trophies: Premier League 2016/2017, FA Cup 2018.
Former Juventus boss Conte is rumoured to have fallen out with Chelsea's hierarchy over transfer policy, while their disappointing fifth-place finish in the Premier League - just a year after winning the title - fuelled suggestions he would be dismissed.
While the bitter battle between Chelsea and Conte rages on in the background, the club will officially confirm Sarri as the new head coach with Blues legend Gianfranco Zola joining his backroom team. After his appointment in the summer of 2016, the Italian enjoyed a hugely successful first season in England, instilling belief in a damaged Chelsea side and leading them to the Premier League title.
Conte is not happy at how his dismissal was handled, particularly after he came back to take pre-season training at Cobham this week.
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Napoli are also expecting compensation of around £4.5million for Sarri, who is under contract even though he is no longer their coach.
Chelsea's new manager must move quickly to make new signings before the August 9 deadline.
Martusciello worked under Sarri as an assistant manager at Empoli and it seems as though he had the chance to reunite with his former colleague at Chelsea for the foreseeable future.
In a brief statement released on the club's official website, curiously only 61 words, the Blues wished the Italian the best for the future.
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