• Twitter reacts to Chelsea’s reported interest in Italian striker

    by  • July 5, 2016 • Football

    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte may not have arrived in London, but he’s already got an eye on new striker to look forward to…!

    After having Michy Batshuayi from Marseille, the west Londoners have now picked-up their pace in pursuit of Southampton forward Graziano Pelle, who featured for Italy at Euro 2016.

    It is understood – the Saints are open to listen to offers, with the 30-year-old is in his final year of his contract at St Mary’s.

    Conte believes the Italian could be the perfect competition for Diego Costa and Batshuayi at Stamford Bridge.

    Pelle has scored 11 goals in 30 Premier League games last season.

    The Blues supporters were in rejoice mood after the reports emerged to Pelle’s possible move to Chelsea.