Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte

  • Current club: Juventus
  • Date of Birth: 31 July 1969
  • Birthplace: Lecce, Lecce, Italy
  • Position: Midfielder

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      Antonio Conte demands his Chelsea players solve their problems with hard graft as Blues prepare for Wembley London derby with Tottenham
      All Premier League fixtures Sunday Tottenham Hotspur (A) August 27 Everton (H) September 9 Leicester City (A) September 17 Arsenal (H)
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      Conte given go ahead to sign Inter winger

      Chelsea dominated in the Premier League last season, but there have been several signs at this early point in the new campaign that this year is not going to be as straight forward for the champions. Defeat on the opening day added to Antonio Conte's frustrations at the club's transfer activity, but the Italian manager has now been given the green light to sign an Inter Milan winger. 

      Chelsea fail with £63m bid for Italian striker

      Premier League holders Chelsea have failed with a £63m approach to sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti this summer. Blues boss Antonio Conte is on the hunt for a new marksman despite recruiting Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid in a club-record deal.

      Chelsea demand Diego Costa return to training

      Following comments by Diego Costa in which he essentially begged Chelsea to allow him to move to Atletico Madrid, the London club have shot his request down and demanded the forward to report to training.

      Chelsea pricing Diego Costa out of Atletico Madrid move

      Spain international Diego Costa has claimed that Chelsea are refusing to finalise a deal with Atletico Madrid despite his former club willing to pay more than £32m for his signature.

      Costa: I must return to Atletico Madrid

      Absent Chelsea striker Diego Costa released a statement on Thursday explaining that he will not be returning to the Premier League champions and he will only accept a move to his former club, Atletico Madrid. 

      Leicester demand £40 million for Drinkwater

      Leicester City have told Chelsea that they must pay £40 million if they are to sign their key midfield player, Danny Drinkwater. The England midfielder has seen his profile rise rapidly in the last couple of seasons and now Chelsea see him as an ideal replacement for Nemanja Matic. 

      Deportivo could loan Diego Costa

      Deportivo La Coruna could aid Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid by loaning the Spanish striker until January. The Chelsea striker clearly has no future with the Premier League champions and both parties are hoping to end their relationship before the transfer window closes. 

      Conte wants Sandro to hand in transfer request

      Chelsea face missing out on another major transfer target if Juventus continue to rebuff their attempts to sign Brazilian defender Alex Sandro. Now, the Premier League champions are hoping that Sandro will hand in a transfer request to force a deal. 

      Chelsea prepare to bid for Danny Rose

      Reports on Wednesday morning are suggesting that Chelsea are preparing to make a bid for Tottenham's Danny Rose, just days before the two teams meet each other at a packed Wembley Stadium. 

      Oxlade-Chamberlain reveals his wage demands to Chelsea

      Arsenal attacker Oxlade-Chamberlain is understood to want a weekly package of around £150,000 in order to join Chelsea this summer.

      Chelsea to move for Tottenham full-back after Sunday game

      Premier League holders Chelsea will lodge a formal approach to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose following this weekend's derby against their north London rivals.

      Wilkins: Chelsea's transfer decision could hand Man Utd the title

      Former Chelsea player Ray Wilkins believes that Chelsea may have handed their Premier League title to Manchester United following their decision to sell Nemanja Matic to the Old Trafford outfit.

      Azpilicueta speaks about Chelsea worries

      Cesar Azpilicueta played a key role in Chelsea's Premier League winning campaign last season. In the very early stages of this new season, The Blues are without a number of key players from that squad, they were beaten by potential relegation candidates Burnley on the opening day and manager Antonio Conte appears to be getting frustrated with a lack of new signings. Azpilicueta has spoken out now about the signings that have already been made and how important it is to sign more. 

      Chelsea growing confident of signing Arsenal star

      Chelsea are reportedly growing confident of signing Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer. The England international has less than 12 months left on his current contract, and this has intensified speculation over his future in recent weeks.

      Diego Costa refuses to train with Chelsea

      Spain international Diego Costa has refused to return to Chelsea this month with his future still hanging in the balance. The 28-year-old is currently in Brazil enjoying an extended holiday with his family, although he had to report to Blues' training nearly two weeks ago.

      Second season syndrome – can Conte’s Chelsea retain their crown?

      He came, he saw, he most certainly conquered. But can Conte guide Chelsea to a second consecutive Premier League title?

      Chelsea could sell Hazard to Barcelona for £109m

      Premier League holders Chelsea have reportedly slapped a £109m price tag on Eden Hazard's head amid the ongoing interest from Barcelona.

      Schalke 04 chase out of favour Chelsea defender

      Bundesliga side Schalke 04 have been locked in talks with representatives of Chelsea regarding a loan transfer move for left back Baba Rahman. Since Rahman's arrival at the Premier League side the defender has yet to impress and manager Antonio Conte has instructed the player to leave Stamford Bridge on loan in search of regular first team football.

      Conte: Chelsea not favourites to win Premier League

      Despite being the reigning champions, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has claimed that his side are not the favourites to win the Premier League again this season. 

      Two England midfielders on Chelsea's radar

      Back in May, it was all looking good for Chelsea. Deservedly winning the Premier League, with relative ease, and setting their sights on a Champions League challenge the following season. Fast forward to today, there's an ongoing, messy divorce with last season's top scorer, the manager appears frustrated with the sale of key first team players and doubts about the Italian's future are already being raised. Now, however, the champions are being linked with two English midfielders who could help to secure another successful season.