The Italian boss Antonio Conte has reportedly spotted in London to sign a deal with the reigning Premier League champions Chelsea.
Number of names have been linked with the Blues’ post since the departure of Jose Mourinho back in December, with interim manager Guus Hiddink claimed that he will not remain with the club on beyond the end of the current season.
Sky in Italy reporting Antonio Conte arrived in London at noon today. Could sign Chelsea contract tomorrow. Was in Turin yesterday #CFC
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) April 3, 2016
Conte, 46, has been tipped to land the manager role in recent weeks having confirmed that he will leave the Azzurri after the completion of Euro 2016.
Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims that Conte is in London and ready to put pen to paper at Stamford Bridge this Monday, which will see him take command at the west London for the start of next season.
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) April 3, 2016
Conte has won three Serie A titles with Juventus and guided the Italian national team to the European Championships in France this summer.
He will be Chelsea’s 11th manager since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003.