Former Barcelona Manager Linked With Chelsea Move

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Chelsea have reportedly identified former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique as a possible replacement for Antonio Conte in the summer.

Over the past six months, reports from Britain and Italy claimed that current Chelsea boss will not remain at Stamford Bridge after the end of the 2017/18 season, and it has led to numerous names linked with the Blues hot seat.

However, according to the Daily Star, Former Barcelona boss is high on the shortlist of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and could move to the West Londoners before the start of 2018/19 season.

Enrique has been out of work since his exit from the Catalan giants last summer previously he has been in charge of AS Roma and now expected to make a move to England and manage the Premier League club.

Antonio Conte has previously played down the chances of an exit from the club after two years in charge. However, it has been reported that the Italian manager would prefer to make a return to Italy.

Defending Premier League champions currently sit in fourth place in the standings, 15 points adrift of leaders Manchester City.