Inter Milan boss, Antonio Conte, is keen on securing three Premier League superstars from Frank Lampard’s Chelsea.
Chelsea have willing to part ways with their 2016/17 player of the year, N’Golo Kante, for a whopping 80 million pounds. Kante’s former boss, Antonio Conte, is keen on securing the French international, knowing exactly what he provides having coached him at Stanford Bridge from 2016-18.
Conte is aware of the fact that the Blues are heavily invested in the current transfer window, signing multiple big names for next season which indicates that multiple existing superstars are likely to leave to compensate for the expensive transfers being made.
The Italian boss failed to secure the Europa League, losing to La Liga side, Sevilla, in the finals. In order to build for next season, Conte has told Inter hierarchy of his desire to sign three Chelsea stars, Emerson Palmieri, Olivier Giroud, and Kante.
While the negotiations have begun, Lampard is reluctant about selling the French midfielder and might consider a sale only if the transfer fee provided exceeds 80 million. The only reason the English side are considering a sale is to raise funds after going on a spending spree in this transfer window, signing mega-stars like Thiago Silva, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, and Kai Havertz.
Meanwhile, Inter themselves are planning to sell multiple players in order to fund the rebuild desired by Conte, with reports stating Christian Eriksen named as a definite candidate while Marcelo Brozovic, Roberto Gagliardini, and Matias Vecino also among the list.
While the interest in Kante remains intact, the Serie A side have also shown interest in Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, as an alternative. But Spurs’ boss, Jose Mourinho, has already placed a 55 million euro price tag on the French international, making him as expensive as his countryman.
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