Inter Milan will reportedly refuse to pay Chelsea’s £10.75 million asking price for Victor Moses following his disappointing loan stint in Serie A.
The 29-year-old has barely featured for Nerazzurri since joining on a six-month loan deal in January.
According to a report by the Sun, although Conte is a big fan of the Nigerian star, he will only pay up to £6m to land Moses on a permanent deal.
The all-around midfielder has just 14 months left on his deal at Stamford Bridge, and his place at Chelsea looks increasingly uncertain.
The Italian club have invested heavily in PL talent this season, signing Ashley Young from Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen in the January transfer market.
Inter are also looking at bolstering the squad in the left-back position, with Blues duo Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso potential targets.
Meantime, Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri has acknowledged that he’s open to a future return to Serie A, in spite of insisting that he is in no rush to depart Stamford Bridge.
Having featured just 17 times since the appointment of Frank Lampard, Emerson Palmieri has been linked with a switch to Juventus during the next transfer window.
Speaking to Sky Sport Italia, the former Roma star said: “I was very happy in Serie A, including with the culture, which is also why I chose to play for Italy.
“A return to Serie A could happen, but I have a contract with Chelsea and I’m in no rush to go anywhere.
“It has been a wonderful experience at Chelsea, as first there was [Antonio] Conte, so obviously it was easier to deal with an Italian coach.”