Chelsea head-coach Antonio Conte is planning to launch a stunning move for Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale.
According to the Don Balon reports Italian head-coach ready to invest money from Diego Costa’s sale and sign the Los Blancos superstar.
Spain international forward has made a £58m switch to Real Madrid’s La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.
And Conte planning to put that money to good use with an ambitious move for Walse international superstar Gareth Bale who has been rumoured with an exit from Santiago Bernabeu all summer long.
Don Balon claimed that defending Premier League champions wants to partner Bale with Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard.
It’s believed that Antonio Conte is well aware that signing of Real Madrid superstar won’t be easy.
However, he’s convinced that his club will be able to convince Welshman to make a switch to Chelsea.
Chelsea are cash-rich and ready to make an ambitious move for Gareth Bale.
They could face stiff competition to secure services of Gareth Bale from their Premier League rivals Manchester United.
Bale moved to Spain back in 2013 from Tottenham Hotspur, but this term he has failed to find his best form following the minor injuries.
Bale has found the net for 70 times in 159 appearances for Real Madrid.
Former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as a shock favourite to replace Antonio Conte.
Less than a month after being sacked by Bavarian Italian manager has been strongly linked with a return to the managerial job.
Bookmakers William Hill have named Carlo Ancelotti as a 15/8 favourite to replace Antonio Conte after the Blues nerve 4-2 win over Watford last night.
And this news will come as a huge blow for West Ham Leicester City and Everton which are also all believed to be keen on to lure Italian manager back to the Premier League.
Ancelotti, sacked by Roman Abramovich after te season when the Blues claimed the Premier League title back in 2010, appears to be the manager is once again linked with a reunion to Russian Billionaire.
Ancelotti has won three Champions League titles and the FIFA Club World Cup twice with AC Milan and Real Madrid.
Now Chelsea appears to be leading the race for an Italian manager to replace his compatriot Antonio Conte.
According to Hill’s Ancelotti is also an 8/1 bet to take over from Ronald Koeman at Everton, 9/1 to succeed Slaven Bilic at West Ham, and 20/1 to move in at managerless Leicester City.
If the Blues don’t get him former Borussia Dortmund’s head-coach Thomas Tuchel is Roman Abramovich’s next bet at 7/2.
La Liga giants Barcelona are reportedly plotting January move for in-form Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso.
Spain international left-back has moved to Stamford Bridge back in 2016 on the deadline dau of the transfer window, despite being considered as a panic buy, however, the Spaniard has since become Conte’s key weapon helping them to finish last season on top of the Premier League season.
During the Blues title-winning campaign, the 26-year-old defender has made 31 Premier League game, founding the net for six times and producing three more assists in the process and this term he has played every minute in all competitions.
According to Don Balon, Barcelona head-coach Ernesto Valverde has turned attention to Alonso in order to replace Jordi Alba.
The 26-year-old defender came through Real Madrid’s youth academy and signed for Bolton Wanderers back in 2008.
Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte seems to be disappointed with Alvaro Morata’s back-up options Michy Batshuayi and considering a move for his potential replacements.
The Belgium international forward has struggled to find his feet with the West London side, having started only three games in the English top-tier since arriving at Stamford Bridge from Marseille.