Conte wants Roma top director to join him at Chelsea

Conte wants Roma top director to join him at Chelsea

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Current Italian boss and Chelsea managerial target Antonio Conte has told the club he wants Roma’s sporting director Walter Sabatini to join him at Stamford Bridge.

Conte, now odds on favourite for the job once his contract expires with Italy at the end of the European Championships, has reportedly had two meetings with Chelsea’s representatives already.

But due to Chelsea already having a technical director in Michael Emenalo, this could be a sticking point in negotiations.

The Blues other managerial target, Juventus boss Massimilliano Allegri is reportedly being offered a new deal to keep him at the club.