But it seems Antonio Conte also has plans of his own ahead of the summer transfer window.
Spanish publication Don Balon claim Chelsea are eager to bring the Frenchman to the west London with Conte keen to bolster his attacking options – although the Italian boss favours his team-mate Alvaro Morata.
Karim Benzema is attracting interest from a host of clubs
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At 29 years of age, Benzema is still firing on all cylinders, registering 17 goals for club and country this season.
But the report claims Chelsea won't be the only club trying to sign him at the end of the season.
Arsenal, who have been credited with a long-standing interest in the forward, are said to be keeping tabs on him.
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The other offer Benzema is set to receive in the summer will be from Juventus, the report claims.
Benzema has been with Real since 2009 but with Zidane set to splash the cash this summer the France international could consider leaving if he falls down the pecking order.
And with two Premier League clubs chasing his signature, plus Juventus, he won't be short of options should he decide to call time on his spell in the Spanish capital.