The Daily Star added a surprise name to the list of players Antonio Conte would possibly want to be available at his disposal next season at Chelsea FC. Former captain of Inter Milan Andrea Ranocchia, who is currently on loan at Sampdoria, is reportedly one of the targets along with AS Roma's box to box midfielder Radja Nainggolan.
Chelsea will be without captain John Terry in their FA Cup fifth-round clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, with the Englishman failing to recover from a hamstring issue.
Chelsea host Manchester City on Sunday in the pick of the FA Cup fifth-round ties, with Guus Hiddink looking to ensure that the Blues remain alive in arguably the only competition they have a realistic chance of winning.
José Mourinho has finally broken his silence amidst strong rumours of the Portuguese's return to management with Manchester United, insisting that he is 'not looking' for a club at present.
Manuel Pellegrini is set to carry out a plan to field a weakened Manchester City team when his side face Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte held talks with English Premier League giants Chelsea in Rome last week with a view to taking over at Stamford Bridge in the summer, according to reports emerging from Italy.
There has been a lot of speculation about former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's possible move to Manchester United, and now reports have surfaced that the Red Devils have asked the Portuguese to 'sit tight' till the end of the season.
Chelsea will allow their captain John Terry's contract to expire this summer, and the veteran defender is being eyed by a rival London club to boost their chances of qualifying for the Champions League.
Eden Hazard has miserably failed to maintain his high standards from last season, and following another insipid display in Chelsea's loss against PSG, pundit Roy Keane slammed the Belgian for his attitude.
With Mikel Arteta reportedly set to retire at the end of the season and take up a coaching role, Chelsea legend Petr Čech is in contention for the Arsenal captaincy.