Though is future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed his summer transfer plan to newsmen according to reports via Daily Mail.
The Sport Journal claims that the Italian manager is set to battle Manchester United for Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, who is currently on a two-year loan deal at Bayern Munich.
According to Don Balon the Italian tactician seems to be impressed with the Colombian style of play and he is ready to add him to the Blues team should be retain his job beyond this campaign.
Manchester United manager, José Mourinho was earlier in the week linked with a summer swoop for the midfielder alongside Gareth Bale, as he hope to bolster his midfield’s strength before the commencement of the 2018-19 season.
James, who failed to lay claim for a place in Zidane’s starting lineup, is currently one of the best forwards in the Bundesliga as he seems to have rediscovered his best form at Allianz Arena. He has been directly involved in 13 goals in just 19 league appearances for the Bundesliga Champions.
Meanwhile, another report from Don Balon is suggesting that Real Madrid are considering hiring Antonio Conte as their manager during the summer window. The Los Blancos seem to have lost patience with Zidane and they are set to show the Frenchman the exit door by the end of the season.
He is currently valued at £45.00m according to transfermarkt.