Report: Antonio Conte agrees to manage Chelsea next season

Tuesday February 23rd, 2016

Italy manager Antonio Conte will take the Chelsea job this summer following Euro 2016, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.

SI’s Grant Wahl reported last week that Conte was the most likely choice for Chelsea, and that he had met with team officials twice already.

According to the report, Conte, 46, has agreed in full with the club, and the final step will be securing official approval from owner Roman Abramovich.

Conte managed Juventus to three straight Serie A titles from 2012 to ’14 before taking over the national team. He went 102–34–15 with Juventus and holds a 9–5–2 mark with Italy.

Chelsea was also reportedly interested in Atlético Madrid’s Diego Simeone and Massimiliano Allegri of Juventus.

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