Real Madrid, PSG join Chelsea in chase for top manager as Conte’s fate at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain

Antonio Conte

Reports in Italy claim the list of clubs interested in Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri keeps growing, with Chelsea, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid. Sarri has taken Napoli to the top of the Serie A table, but above all earned praise for his playing style from the likes of Pep Guardiola and Arrigo Sacchi….

Napoli reveal plan to stop Maurizio Sarri from joining Chelsea as Abramovich intensifies effort to replace Conte

Maurizio Sarri

With reports growing of Chelsea interest, Napoli are set to meet Coach Maurizio Sarri with a new contract proposal removing the release clause. Over the last few days, rumours have been spreading that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich set his sights on Sarri as his tactician for next season. La Gazzetta dello Sport reported last week…

Chelsea target Edin Dzeko will play for AS Roma today, insists club manager

Edin Dzeko

Eusebio Di Francesco has asserted that Chelsea target Edin Dzeko will start Roma’s game against Sampdoria on today. Dzeko had reportedly agreed terms with Chelsea, as part of a €60m double deal including Emerson Palmieri, but Di Francesco made it clear he was still counting on the striker. “As things stand, he’ll start tomorrow, even…

Manchester City close in on Liga Liga star, set to trigger release clause

Pep Guardiola

Manchester City are said to be close to triggering the €65m release clause of Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte. According to Football Espana, the former France Under-21 defender has a release clause of €65m which reportedly increases to €75m next summer, with his current deal at the Basque giants running until 2020. A report by…

Edin Dzeko rejects Chelsea move as agent insists striker “wants to stay at Roma”

Edin Dzeko

Agent of AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko has denied speculation surrounding his client about efforts by Chelsea to acquire the services of the striker. The Blues are looking to sign a target man in the January transfer window, and have been linked with everyone from Fernando Llorente to Peter Crouch. Last night it was reported…

Emerson Palmieri’s agent confirms transfer talks between AS Roma, Chelsea over defence ace

Emerson Palmieri

The agent of AS Roma defender Emerson Palmieri has confirmed that negotiations between the Italian club and Chelsea have commenced and Chelsea are in negotiations for Emerson Palmieri. The Brazilian has emerged as the prime candidate for the January transfer window, as Juventus won’t sell Alex Sandro for less than €70m. On the other hand, Roma…