It has been strongly suggested that one of the first signings of the Antonio Conte reign at Stamford Bridge could be Roma and Belgium midfielder, Radja Nainggolan.
However it is being reported that Roma boss, Luciano Spalletti, has said that his defensive midfielder is going nowhere. Capturing Nainggolan is not the be all and end all of Chelsea’s transfer window, but after a fairly sub-par season from Nemanja Matic, Conte would do well to go out and recruit a top quality holding midfielder.
So where can Chelsea look? Overseas or the Premier League? Young and driven or older and proven? Here at Transfer Tavern we are looking at FIVE players which Conte could look at as an alternative to the Belgian…
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