– Antonio Conte has shown interest in signing Chelsea star Matteo Kovacic
– The 26-year-old spent last season on loan with the Blues from Real Madrid
– Kovacic had a two-year spell with Inter Milan before his big move to Spain
Antonio Conte has reportedly made his intentions known to bring Chelsea star Mateo Kovacic to Inter Milan.
The Croatia international previously had a two-year spell with the San Siro giants before joining Real Madrid and has since struggled.
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The 26-year-old was on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge last season with Chelsea looking for a means in extending his deal.
But according to Italian news media outlet Tuttosport, Conte has made Kovacic’s return to the Serie a priority.
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Maurizio Sarri recently revealed that he would wish to make the midfielder remain in the Premier League amid rumours of a £26million option to buy.
However, the former Dinamo Zagreb star may favour a return to the San Siro, where he spent two years before his big-money move to Spain.
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