Profile: Antonio Conte
- Current club: Juventus
- Date of Birth: 31 July 1969
- Birthplace: Lecce, Lecce, Italy
- Position: Midfielder
Olivier Giroud says he could work under Jose Mourinho or Antonio Conte… and that he confronted Arsene Wenger
OLIVIER GIROUD reckons he could work well under Jose Mourinho or Antonio Conte. And the Arsenal striker says he confronted Gunners boss Arsene Wenger over his lack of game time. 4 Giroud has mostly been reduced to the role of supersub for the Emirates side this campaign.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will reportedly listen to offers for midfielder Willian amid his restricted time during the current campaign.
Chelsea's astounding season has captured the attention of the world and the vultures are beginning to circle around some of the club's young stars. There's a lot of talent to be found at Stamford Bridge and many of the other big clubs are hoping that the Blues will be willing to share the wealth.
European champions Real Madrid will step up their interest in signing Chelsea pair Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois during the summer transfer window.
Premier League leaders Chelsea had sent their scouts to keep a close watch on Roma defender Antonio Rudiger during Germany's 1-0 win over England in an international friendly on Wednesday.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has made initial contact with the representatives of Leonardo Bonucci over a summer move to Stamford Bridge.
West Ham United will reportedly revive their pursuit of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi just a year after they failed to sign him from French club Marseille.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa has admitted that he did everything that he could to force a return to Atletico Madrid at the end of last season, after the London club had failed so miserably in retaining their Premier League title.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists that his side should tie down Antonio Conte to a long-term contract in order to fend off interest from potential suitors.
Chelsea are reportedly open to the prospect of offering Nathan Ake in a player-plus-cash deal for Southampton's Virgil van Dijk.
Chelsea reportedly consider themselves favourites to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko at the end of the campaign.
Manchester City have reportedly earmarked Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci as a potential candidate to replace Vincent Kompany at the end of the current campaign.
Chelsea are prepared to sanction a summer deal for Monaco duo Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva. The duo were instrumental to Manchester City's humiliation to the Principality outfit earlier in the month.
Chelsea defender John Terry will not have his contract renewed at the end of the current campaign. The former England international has filled in as a squad player under Antonio Conte this season.
Jose Mourinho has this week criticised former Manchester United managers for allowing players such as Angel Di Maria, Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck to leave. Antonio Conte was asked in his press conference today about some of the players that Mourinho sold during his time at Stamford Bridge, but Conte defended his predecessor.
A short while ago, Romelu Lukaku looked set to commit his long term future to Premier League club Everton, with deal being "99 percent done" according to his agent. However, Lukaku has this week refused to sign a new contract at the club, meaning that despite having two years left on his current deal, the Belgian striker could be on his way out of Goodison Park. Today, a potential replacement for Lukaku has emerged.
Chelsea are reported to be eyeing a summer move for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. The England international has a contract at Merseyside until June 2018.
Barcelona are reportedly hoping to take advantage of Nemanja Matic's contract situation to lure him to Camp Nou this summer. The Serb has been a regular for Antonio Conte's Chelsea this season.
Bournemouth will seek to retain their interest in Chelsea defender Nathan Ake when the transfer window reopens in the summer.
With interest from the likes of Inter Milan emerging, Chelsea are determined to keep hold of manager Antonio Conte, after a fantastic debut season with the Premier League club. Conte has now told owner Roman Abramovic exactly what he has to do to keep hold on the Italian.
Manchester City have joined the race to sign a Premier League striker that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has also been showing interest in. The Spanish attacker has been in fine form for his current team, but two of the Premier League's top club are now chasing his signature for next season.