Juventus confirm Maurzio Sarri has PNEUMONIA with former Chelsea boss now struggling to take place in dugout for Serie A opener against Napoli
- Maurizio Sarri missed Juventus training after being diagnosed with pneumonia
- He had originally been thought to have flu but tests confirmed the illness
- Head coach may now also miss Juventus’ match against Parma as he recovers
The 60-year-old had initially been told to rest after suffering with flu last week, but when it did not clear up further test at the club confirmed he had pneumonia.
Sarri had been preparing his side for their first Serie A match of the season at Stadio Ennio Tardini.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is being treated
Despite attending the Juventus Training Centre, was unable to oversee training and could be forced to miss the match at Stadio Ennio Tardini.
The Italian returned to his home country this summer after one year in charge of Chelsea and is aiming to take Juventus to an ninth successive Scudetto.
Treatment for pneumonia is very subjective according to the patient, but can usually be cleared up with a seven-day atibiotic regime.
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