Avram Grant on reported Chelsea target Antonio Conte.

Conte is a very experienced manager.

Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant has praised Antonio Conte as a “brilliant coach” following reports that the Premier League champions will make the Italian their next manager this summer.

Grant told Sky Sports: "We need to wait to see if it's true. He is a good coach. He did brilliant for Juventus and Italy. He is a very nice guy.

"Conte has a lot of experience but all the others [Diego Simeone and Massimiliano Allegri] that were mentioned have the experience.”

The former Juventus coach is currently managing the Italian national team and is looking forward to the European championships in France this summer.

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