Lopez is currently on a season-long loan at Espanyol from AC Milan.
Conte was linked with a move to bring Lopez to Stamford Bridge last summer.
While the Blues boss was also rumoured to have lined up the goalkeeper as a potential replacement for Asmir Begivic in January.
Diego Lopez claims Antonio Conte wanted to bring him to Chelsea
And Lopez has now revealed Chelsea did want to sign him.
But he isn’t sure of any future deal as he hopes to make his loan with Espanyol permanent at the end of the season.
When asked about Chelsea, Lopez told Spanish outlet AS: "There was an opportunity last summer.
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"I was very flattered by the manager's interest. I don't know if it will be maintained this summer.
“Last year it was a priority option but now things have changed, and I don't know what will happen.
“It's one of the big clubs in Europe and it will probably win the Premier League.
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"My idea has not changed at all and my intention is to continue at Espanyol. I hope it happens."