Chelsea boss Antonio Conte lifts the lid on Jamie Vardy transfer rumours

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"Allegri has two years remaining on his contract but he will stay a long time", said Juve director general Beppe Marotta to Corriere dello Sport, referring to a contract extension that was only signed this summer.

The Sun reports that Conte, who led the Blues to the Premier League title previous year, is "upset" at the club's transfer policy and growing increasingly frustrated at the Bridge.

The Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has been linked with taking Conte's position at Stamford Bridge in the event that he departs in pre-season, a year before the end of his contract.

He said: "I have another year of (my) contract with this club". "But remember, when you wind Mourinho up, he's very clever in these debate situations".

The result was not what many people had speculated, but at the top of Chelsea's transfer list was West Ham's striker Andy Carroll.

Veteran Italian manager Fabio Capello has weighed in on the current battle going on between José Mourinho and Antonio Conte, stating that Manchester United andChelsea coaches are both out of their minds as the war of words rumbles on.

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Conte is the 10th different manager to take charge at Chelsea since owner Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. (But) there is something odd if, after the first game we lost against Burnley, the press pushed quickly to sack me for another coach.

Conte has continued to pick Morata over Michy Batshuayi throughout the Spaniard's cold streak, but he dismissed the suggestion that there is a lack of serious competition for places up front in Chelsea's squad.

"He played for the national team and is scoring with regularity in this league and is a good player, but this different".

Meanwhile, former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes the feuding pair will soon make up.

'I appreciate a lot this player because he is a really good player, Vardy. "They don't have problem about money", Conte added. Juventus are just one point away from Napoli at the top of the Serie A table and they have been in great form.

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