Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was at Empoli’s training ground today to study Maurizio Sarri’s methods.
Howe’s team just secured promotion into the Premier League and he visited the Stadio Castellani.
Pictured with Coach Sarri on the Empoli Twitter account, he was there to meet with the tactician and observe his working methods.
Sarri has earned a great deal of praise within Italian football for his team’s organised and entertaining approach.
He has been compared to Arrigo Sacchi, then linked with jobs at Milan, Fiorentina and Sampdoria.
Empoli were promoted from Serie B and maintained their spot in the top flight this season.
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