The football world has been hit with some unfortunate news this evening, Juventus manager and former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia.
According to Juventus’ official website, Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Italian couldn’t managed Juventus in their pre-season friendly this week after struggling with the flu over the past week.
The former Chelsea boss underwent further medicals tests today after being unable to direct first-team training at Juventus’ training centre earlier.
The 60-year-old returned to his homeland this summer after leading Chelsea to a Europa League triumph and a third-placed finish in the Premier League.
Take a look at some reaction from fans below:
Get well soon Sarri…
— Michael S (@Michael21135936) August 19, 2019
Get well soon sarri
We love you ????
— Kemal (@KemalAA10_) August 19, 2019
Juventus confirm that Mister Sarri is suffering from a bout of pneumonia – Sending much love his way and hoping for a speedy recovery. ??
— Juvefc.com (@juvefcdotcom) August 19, 2019
Just heard that Maurizio Sarri has contracted pneumonia.
So sad to hear this, hope you make a full recovery soon Don, all my love and best wishes Mister ??? pic.twitter.com/flbzRDzPUb
— Sam? (@DonJorginho) August 19, 2019
Wish a speedy recovery to Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri get better soon Mr.?????
— osvaldo perri (@operri1114) August 19, 2019
Wishing a speedy recovery for Sarri
— @cfc.stuff (@stuff_cfc) August 19, 2019
Juventus have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri has pneumonia.
Get well soon, Maurizio. pic.twitter.com/JbxX9BvfSL
— FutbolChelsea (@FutbolCheIsea) August 19, 2019
Get well soon!
— Karli Kelk (@KarliKelk79) August 19, 2019
Seeing Sarri win the first trophy of his managerial career with Chelsea last season was really a special moment for fans across the world.
We send our wishes to Sarri and his family after this heartbreaking news.