A centre back will no doubt have been at the top of Conte’s shopping list this summer; but he has thus far been unsuccessful.
With Kurt Zouma still out injured, Gary Cahill woefully out of form, plus John Terry nearing retirement – the centre of the backline is in dire need of rebuilding.
Chelsea were originally linked with Leonardo Bonucci, but after being priced out of that move, the club have reportedly switched their sights to Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
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