Even amongst the non-Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern, there is undoubtedly an element of intrigue in regards to what incoming Blues boss Antonio Conte will be like.
According to reports from Italian website TuttoMercatoWeb.com, the former Juventus boss looks to already be demanding control.
It is claimed that the 46-year old is putting pressure on movers, shakers and decision makers at Stamford Bridge to land Inter Milan goalkeeper Samir Handanovic this summer.
Though current custodian Thibaut Courtois is widely regarded as one of the best in Europe, the Belgian has been strongly linked with a move away from West London.
Real Madrid are thought to be aiming to lure the former Atletico loan star back to the Spanish capital.
Inter Milan are believed to be open to the prospect of a sale as they target Paris Saint-Germain ace Salvatore Sirigu.
Contact has reportedly been made between the Blues and the Nerazzurri with regard to the Slovenian stopper and there is understood to be concrete interest from the Premier League giants.
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