Chelsea and Antonio Conte Set For Legal Battle

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Higuain is keen to make the move from Juventus to Chelsea and become their main man, as the Chelsea board seem to lose faith with Alvaro Morata in front of goal.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, after playing against Napoli in last season's Champions League, said: "We faced one of the best sides I faced in my career - probably the best". But David Luiz is named as one of those who will be at Chelsea's Cobham training ground and who the club would prefer to keep away from Conte if possible. De Laurentiis has already confirmed that Jorginho is likely to join him at Stamford Bridge, but here are five other Serie A players who he may look to bring with him to Chelsea.

Former Chelsea captain John Terry led the tributes to Antonio Conte, with the Italian's two year stint at Stamford Bridge coming to an end.

According to Manchester United Evening News, there have been no solid reports from Napoli claiming that Manchester City has made a bid for Jorginho.

English champions Manchester City have been the frontrunners to sign Jorginho as Pep Guardiola seeks a replacement for the aging Fernandinho in midfield.

De Laurentiis went on to add that "Jorginho would go to Chelsea regardless of Sarri".

"If Chelsea are paying him even more, I can understand that too".

Ex-Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri is heavily expected to take control of the Blues despite Conte attending pre-season training this week.

Juventus' recent dominance of the Italian top flight was nearly ended by Sarri's swashbuckling Napoli side last season.

The significant breakthrough over compensation for Sarri came as talks intensified over midfielder Jorginho, a player that Sarri had specifically requested be signed by Chelsea.

He can operate in a variety of different midfield roles thanks to his work-rate, and accuracy of passing but is generally seen as a creator.

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