Insider reveals the tension between Chelsea and Antonio Conte over transfers

Matt Barlow reveals that the tension between Antonio Conte and Chelsea is a result of a lack of transfer this summer

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte Photo: The Sport Review

The tension between Antonio Conte and Chelsea is a result of their lack of transfer this summer, according to Matt Barlow.

The Daily Mail reporter has revealed that the first signs of friction between the Premier League champions and their manager have arisen since the season ended.

Barlow explains that Conte is dissatisfied with the lack of signings as the Italian coach looks to build on their Premier League title success.

According to the Daily Mail journalist, there are the first signs emerging that perhaps Conte and Chelsea won’t share a long-term future together.

Manchester United completed their first summer signing on Wednesday following the £30.7m purchase of Sweden international Victor Lindelof from Portuguese champions Benfica.

Chelsea’s title rivals Manchester City have already completed deals for Monaco midfielder Bernardo Silva and Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes.

Even Arsenal and Liverpool have added a player to their squads after Sead Kolasinac agreed a switch to the north London club and Jurgen Klopp added Dominic Solanke to his Liverpool side.

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