Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte has dropped an enormous trace that he could also be trying to make a transfer for Arturo Vidal in the summertime. The Bayern Munich midfielder’s contract on the Allianz Area expires in 2019, and the Bundesliga membership might money in on the £53m ($71m)-rated midfielder subsequent summer season or concern shedding him on a free.
Conte and Vidal share a particular relationship since their time with Juventus, having received three consecutive Serie A titles collectively, in addition to one Coppa Italia. And since returning to Germany with Bayern, he has received back-to-back league championships, establishing himself as among the many greatest within the recreation.
Conte was unwilling to open up on his plans for the 30-year-old however said that he had enormous respect for the Chilean and if there was somebody he would need to go to battle with, it could be Vidal.
“It is not proper to speak about gamers from different groups. July could be very far however, on the identical time, Arturo is a improbable participant. And we spent a few years in Juventus collectively. I mentioned if I’ve to go to battle, I’ll go along with him,” Conte mentioned, as quoted by the Mirror.
In the meantime, Chelsea consolidated on third place within the Premier League with a 2-Zero win over Brighton and Hove Albion at house on Tuesday, 26 December. Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso received their names on the scoresheet because the Blues swept house with consummate ease.
Conte was full reward for the duo after the match as they caught to their job and delivered a notable efficiency once they wanted it most.
“At present, it was optimistic for Alvaro to attain as a result of he is our quantity 9, and in opposition to Everton, he did not play. Additionally, for Alonso to have scored 5 objectives as a wing-back is a superb achievement but it surely’s vital for him to proceed as a result of it is crucial for us to have this various,” Conte told Chelsea’s official website.
“The dedication of my gamers was nice. I used to be very completely satisfied after the Everton recreation with our efficiency however we did not win. If we study to be extra scientific and exploit the various probabilities we have now in a recreation, will probably be higher for us.”