With Antonio Conte heavily linked to the Chelsea managerial position, one of his former players could be following him to London.
Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has hinted that he could possibly link up with Conte at Stamford Bridge, reuniting the pair from their days at Juventus.
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Both Conte and Vidal joined Juventus in the summer of 2011, and the duo won three Serie A titles in their three years together in Turin.
With Conte nearly certain to take over at Chelsea this summer, Vidal was asked about possibly joining his former boss in England. The Chilean international responded by saying “If I go to war I would take Conte with me. We will see what happens.”
Vidal joined Bayern Munich last summer to play under Pep Guardiola, but with Guardiola set to leave for Manchester City this summer, Vidal’s future in Bavaria has come under question.
If the Chilean is not in Carlo Ancelotti’s plans, Chelsea would be more than willing to spend the $50 million needed to bring him to Stamford Bridge. One of the best box-to-box midfielders in the world, Vidal would immediately slot into the Blues’ starting XI.