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Sport Real Madrid identify Conte as their next manager

22:50  07 june  2018
22:50  07 june  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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Real Madrid supposedly want to appoint Chelsea's Antonio Conte as their next manager . Chelsea manager Conte has endured a fractious time at Stamford Bridge since the summer transfer window. The Italian is supposedly seeking a way out of the club

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Real Madrid have identified Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as their next manager, according to a report from Marca.

It’s claimed by the Spanish news outlet that Real will ‘activate the option’ to land Conte, as they continue to seek their replacement for Zinedine Zidane. The Frenchman’s shock resignation has led Los Blancos to Chelsea boss Conte after they learned that Mauricio Pochettino would be unattainable.

Conte’s future at Stamford Bridge has been decided for some time, with the top brass at the club having been actively searching for new managers ahead of next season.

Antonio Conte wearing a suit and tie: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport © Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport

Departed Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri was targeted by a deal broke down for the Italian. This has led Chelsea to consider options such as Laurent Blanc and Slavisa Jokanovic, whilst Luis Enrique was also recently linked once again.

David Luiz reportedly keen for Laurent Blanc to join Chelsea

  David Luiz reportedly keen for Laurent Blanc to join Chelsea According to a report from the Telegraph, Chelsea defender David Luiz is hopeful that the club opt to replace Antonio Conte with Laurent Blanc. The Blues are actively searching for a new manager ahead of next season, with the club’s hierarchy having grown frustrated by Conte’s shortcomings in recent times. Maurizio Sarri was targeted following his dismissal from Napoli but it appears as though this deal will be difficult to close. Therefore, Chelsea have identified former PSG chief Blanc as a ‘Plan B’, with a deal for the Frenchman seemingly the more feasible option. Luiz worked under Blanc during his time at PSG and if the Telegraph are to be believed, the Brazilian is more than open to the prospect of playing under him again. Conte’s frosty relationship with Luiz has been well documented over recent times and it seems the defender’s future at Chelsea is in doubt as long as the Italian is at the helm. However, with a manager such as Blanc in charge, it seems Luiz’s position at Chelsea could be rather more secure.

Real Madrid next manager : Fabio Capello has had his say. Zinedine Zidane today quit Real Madrid after winning a third Champions League crown as manager . The Blues are understood to be discussing a deal with Sarri to replace Conte as their boss.

CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte has moved to the front of the queue as Real Madrid look for their next manager . And Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has reportedly rejected a job offer from Real Madrid .

Conte still has a year to run on his contract at Chelsea but this does not appear to have deterred Real in their interest.

In fact, the Blues’ board may welcome Los Blancos’ pursuit of Conte as they would be forced to buy the Italian out of his contract, meaning Chelsea will need to pay their manager no compensation for any potential dismissal.

Chelsea v Manchester United - The Emirates FA Cup Final © Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Sport Chelsea v Manchester United - The Emirates FA Cup Final

Allegri claims he rejected Real Madrid ahead of Lopetegui's appointment .
Julen Lopetegui is the new Real Madrid coach but Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri claims he was offered the position first.Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri claims he turned down the chance to succeed Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid before Julen Lopetegui was appointed at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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