It was announced shortly before Euro 2016 that Antonio Conte would be leaving his role as Italy manager to become manager of Chelsea and the Blues have not looked back since appointing him.

Conte led Chelsea to their fifth Premier League title last season, setting a record for the number of wins in a single season with 30 as they cruised their way to the crown.

Back in the summer, Conte penned an improved two-year deal to stay at Stamford Bridge but reports have floated around stating that Conte would be interested in returning to Italian football in the near future and that his stay in the Premier League will not be long-lived.

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The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) are believed to be convinced that Conte would be the right man to take Italy forward again.

Conte took Italy to the quarterfinals of Euro 2016 before taking up the Chelsea job but his successor Gian Pero Ventura has struggled to succeed Conte, guiding Italy to only a play-off place to secure their inclusion in next summer’s World Cup.

Wanted back as their national team manager, Conte will likely be an in-demand property in the summer and he’ll have offers to realise his seeming desire to return to Italian football should he wish to take them.

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