Chelsea boss keen on reunion with Italy midfielder this summer

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is a move to be reunited with Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio this summer, per the Daily Star.

Conte worked with the 31-year-old during his three-year spell at Juve and then again when in charge of the Italian national team before departing to take charge of the Blues in the summer following Euro 2016.

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According to the Star, Tutto Mercato Web report Conte has made Marchisio his number one target. The midfielder, who has spent his entire career at the Bianconeri other than a brief loan spell with Empoli has fallen down the pecking order recently.

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Current boss Max Allegri has preferred Sami Khedira and Miralem Pjanic in midfield this season, leaving the door open for a deal to be struck.

By the time he arrives, Chelsea could well be champions of England, currently leading the Premier League by eight points.

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