The agent Serie A giants Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly has opened the door to a summer to Chelsea after described them as a” world-class” team.
Chelsea frequently have linked with signing a 25-year-old defender who has impressed with his excellent form in Napoli.
The Italian manager is a huge fan of Senegalese international star and tried to sign him last summer, however, ended up with re-signing David Luiz.
According to the Premium Sport Napoli ready to sell Koulibaly if they receive €60 million (£52m) bid.
That could encourage Conte who is keen on to bolster defensive options ahead of the new season, especially with club’s campaign John Terry left the club and agent of Senegalese international star welcomed interest from Premier League champions.
‘Koulibaly? The transfer market is long as it will be open until August 31, something might happen before then,’ he told Mondo Napoli.
‘Chelsea? They are a world class team that many players would like to join but I don’t want to talk about this now.’
Koulibaly has been one of the key players for Napoli in the recent years he has made 28-appearences last season as his side finished third in the Serie A table.