Maurizio Sarri has been appointed head coach of Lazio on a two-year deal, reports the athletic. The 62-year-old joins the club after the departure of Simone Inzaghi, who has joined Inter Milan to replace Antonio Conte. The former Chelsea manager makes his return to Serie A having been sacked by Juventus in August 2020 and will be joined by his assistant Giovanni Martusciello along with Marco Ianni, Andrea Pertugio and Massimo Nenci. Lazio finished the 2020-21 campaign in sixth place and will play in the Europa League. Eight of Serie A's top 10 sides from last season have changed manager this summer, with Lazio's city rivals Roma appointing Jose Mourinho.