Italian is favourite to coach Chelsea next season

As it stands, Antonio Conte is the odds-on favourite to become Chelsea’s coach next season, according to Sky Sports. The Blues have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with the current coach of Italy’s national squad and former Juventus boss. Conte’s contract with Italy expires after the 2016 European Championship and, therefore, the Italian will be free to move to Stamford Bridge, without any compensation needed to be paid to the Italian Football Federation. The news outlet also quotes Sky Italia’s Valentina Fass, who states Chelsea want to make a decision about their…

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Juventus tell Chelsea: “Hands off our coach”

Chelsea are reportedly interested in appointing Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri as their new manager following the conclusion of the current season. Daily Mail claims that the Blues have identified Allegri as a long-term successor to interim manager Guus Hiddink. Meanwhile, Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta is confident that the Turin club will be able to pursue their manager to stay at the club. Speaking to Premium Sport (via Tuttosport) he said: “Everything leads me to believe that Juventus can continue with the [current] coach. “I believe that in a corporate…

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