ANTONIO CONTE could possibly be set for a swift return to administration with Actual Madrid – however Los Blancos would pay a giant worth of their pursuit of Eden Hazard is he’s appointed.
Madrid have sounded out the ex-Chelsea boss to switch under-fire Julen Lopetegui, ought to they dispense of his companies after the membership’s worst-ever begin to a league season.
Lopetegui is clinging on to his job forward of Actual’s Champions League showdown with Czech facet Viktoria Plzen, with an enormous upturn in outcomes wanted if he’s to keep away from the sack.
Lopetegui has vowed to struggle on although and not too long ago mentioned: “Outcomes haven’t been nice however we’re going to flip this round.
“What I’ve realized about this membership is to struggle, that’s the DNA of this membership.
“That’s what we’re going to do, struggle, each the gamers and the teaching workers.”
Conte, who gained the Premier League throughout an up-and-down two-year spell in West London, would require a long-term contract although – one thing Actual are not sure on giving presently.
Madrid stay eager on Belgian ace Hazard, who mentioned he can be ‘very joyful’ if he moved to Spain, however the potential of that occuring can be very low if Conte was handed the reins there.
The pair endured a tough relationship throughout their time collectively at Stamford Bridge, with Conte struggling to get the most effective out of the 27-year-old throughout his second season on the membership.
Finally Conte paid the worth for the strained relationship with Chelsea firing him from his job on the finish of final season.
One other complication of hiring Conte is that his severance package deal could possibly be affected ought to he develop into Actual boss, after he left the Blues final summer season with one yr left on his £9m-a-year deal.