RUMOURS: Conte set for massive January spending spree

The Italian will be heavily backed financially when the transfer window reopens, with the Blues desperate to secure a top-four finish and out to strengthen their defence Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will be handed significant transfer funds this January after the club secured a massive new kit deal with Nike, according to the Evening Standard . The Italian will be heavily backed financially in the transfer market when the transfer window reopens, with the Blues desperate to secure a top-four finish. Conte has made strengthening his defence a priority and is eyeing Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, AC Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli and Roma’s Antonio Rudiger, while Michael Keane of Burnley is also an option. Conte also wants to buy a midfielder and a striker, with Antoine Grizemann top of his shopping list, though that move may have to wait until the summer. CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE LATEST RUMOURS

Sumber: Goal.com