Real Madrid President interested in Chelsea prime target’s release clause

Antonio Conte

Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez was interested in Chelsea’s target Andrea Belotti’s release clause at the club. The 23-year-old Italian international has a €100m release clause at the Turin-based club for teams outside of Italy while Madrid were linked to the striker over summer, reports Football Espana. “I…

Manchester City suffer transfer blow as Serie A top target agrees to renew contract

Guardiola: Man City players should choose a new captain

Premier League leaders Manchester City have suffered a transfer blow as reports in Italy claim Napoli have agreed a new contract with Faouzi Ghoulam worth €4m per year with €45m release clause. According to Sportitalia, the Algeria international’s current deal is due to expire at the end of the season. Negotiations had been at an…

Antonio Conte reacts to AC Milan switch speculation

Antonio Conte and Azpilicueta

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reacted to speculation that AC Milan are circling for him to replace their current manager Vincenzo Montella. The Premier League holders ended their dire run of results, including a 3-0 Champions League defeat to Roma, with the 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday. According to Sky Calcio Show, Milan…

Antonio Conte releases good news about N’Golo Kante ahead of AS Roma clash

Everton 0-3 Chelsea... Conte and Kante

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte confirms N’Golo Kante is fit to face Roma for “another difficult game”. The two sides drew 3-3 in the first game of their Champions League double-header, and they renew acquaintances at the Olimpico tomorrow. “We have recovered [Danny] Drinkwater and Kante,” Conte said in his pre-match Press conference, reports Football Italia….

AS Roma star Radja Nainggolan opens up on Chelsea transfer speculation

Antonio Rudiger and Radja Nainggolan

Radja Nainggolan has finally opened up on speculation that Antonio Conte was determined to bring him to Stamford Bridge, claiming “I never thought about playing for Chelsea” after rejecting the Blues last year. The Belgian was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea in Antonio Conte’s first summer at Stamford Bridge but ended up staying…

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata reveals his regrets over transfer

Alvaro Morata

  Alvaro Morata admitted it was a mistake for him to rejoin Real Madrid due to the way they treated him in his first spell at the club. The 25-year-old returned to the Bernabeu in 2016 for a sole season after spending two years with Italian champions Juventus but stated he was treated ‘like a…

Liverpool in hot pursuit of AS Roman defence ace

Jurgen Klopp

Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri is reportedly the subject of a €25m offer from Liverpool in January after recovering from a torn ACL. Football Italia claims thyat Jurgen Klopp’s interest in the Brazilian-Italian is not new and a swoop would’ve been attempted over the summer had he not sustained a serious knee injury in May. According…

Reports: Chelsea want Napoli coach to succeed Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte

Reports in Italy suggest Chelsea have set their sights on Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri to succeed Antonio Conte, offering him €12m. According to 7 Gold television, emissaries from the Premier League giants are working towards an approach for Sarri, as the rapport with Conte has broken down. If Conte does last to the end of…

Antonio Conte aims dig at Juventus President

David Luiz and Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hit back at Juventus President Andrea Agnelli, saying “sometimes it just takes a little appreciation and maturity.” According to Football Italia, the row blew up after Agnelli made a speech at the Juve Shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday in which he thanked current boss Max Allegri for “doing an extraordinary job, carrying…