Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri

  • Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri

Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri

However, this month's exchanges have not been the first between the two bosses.

"I have another year of my contract and the club has to decide to send me away".

"I wouldn't blame Conte for taking the lid off his own anger with Mourinho and I thought he described him perfectly as "a little man"," he said.

SUN SIX is the new predictor game where you can win £1million - just by correctly picking the results of six games. If you want to go to fight with me I am ready.

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.

Being a manager of one of the top clubs in the world comes with an inevitable time limit, no matter how well you're doing. There is something unusual if, after the first game we lost against Burnley, the press pushed quickly to sack me for another coach.

'For sure Vardy is a really good player and I don't like to speak about players of other teams, but in this case we are not talking about transfer market'. His team plays a brand of football more progressive than he's often given credit for, while the tactical flexibility of his 3-4-2-1 formation has influenced nearly all of the Premier League.

The relationship between manager and board has remained frosty ever since, with the cracks still wide open.

Chelsea are, thus, keeping their options open, with a number of managers being on the shortlist to replace Conte, the latest being compatriot Allegri.

Max Allegri of Juventus and former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique are said to be the early frontrunners to succeed Conte.

Chelsea only need look at the evolution of Juventus to see what could be gained by appointing Allegri as a successor for Conte, but only time will tell whether he is willing to make a leap towards England.

Remember how wound up Mourinho got when he was Chelsea manager?

The move was something of a surprise, given that the 27-year-old is one of Chelsea's top talents, and it prompted fears that Hazard could have picked up an injury.