Paris Saint-Germain will hold a meeting with Antonio Conte next weekend as the Ligue 1 giants aim to replace Unai Emery with Chelsea boss.
Representatives from PSG have already met with Conte's brother Gianluca about a potential switch to the French capital, according to L'Equipe.
Italian Conte is likely to become available in the summer as his relationship with the Chelsea board continues to strain.
The two parties have had a running battle this season of transfers - with Conte growing frustrated by a perceived lack of investment after winning the Premier League last season.Read More
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The Blues are in danger of missing out on a top four finish in the Premier League - having fallen five points behind Tottenham.
The former Juventus manager is interested in the role - with both pecuniary and competitive reason, believing the club are ready for Champions League glory.
At the same time, Emery is on the brink of the sack at PSG after failing to guide the French club through to the Champions League quarter finals - as Real Madrid beat them 5-2 on aggregate.Read More
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PSG's Qatari owners have pumped over £1billion, including splashing a world record €198million on Neymar last summer, in a desperate attempt to join Europe's elite, along with major continental silverware.
Conte tops PSG’s shortlist, which also includes Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino - who used to play for the club.
It is not thought Arsenal’s under-fire French manager Arsene Wenger is currently on their radar.
They are currently running away with the Ligue 1 title after pulling out a 14 point lead on Monaco.
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