Antonio Conte has already sent scouts to watch Andrea Conti
Chelsea have reportedly sent scouts to watch Conti and Franck Kessie in action for Atalanta in recent weeks.
Conti is reportedly available for £13million and Antonio Conte is keen to make a move for him in the summer.
The defender has been a key figure in helping Atalanta to fifth in Serie A and into the Europa League places.
Conti is reportedly available for £13million
Conte's interest in the 23-year-old is likely to be because of his ability to play as a right wing-back in a 3-4-3 formation – a position the Chelsea boss wants to add more depth to.
But Chelsea face strong competition from Napoli for his signature, according to Conti's agent Cristiano Giuffredi.
“Napoli like Conti a lot," Giuffredi told Radio CRC. "I’ve been talking about him with [Napoli sporting director] Cristiano Giuntoli for over one year.
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"I don’t think his price-tag will lower in the next few months as he will be playing the U21 European Championship too.
"Italian and Premier League clubs are interested in him and that’s good for Atalanta because the player’s price-tag can only increase.
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"If I were a president I’d try to sign him now.”