ANTONIO CONTE is reportedly set to replace Gennaro Gattuso at AC Milan.
Italian outlet Radio Kiss Kiss via 101 Great Goals claims the former Chelsea boss is set for an immediate return to the beautiful game just weeks after leaving Stamford Bridge.
Conte left the West London club on bad terms as Roman Abramovich sacked him favour of compatriot Maurizio Sarri.
But the Premier League and FA Cup winner, who also lifted THREE consecutive Serie A trophies with Juventus, could now be in line for another Italian job after enjoying a luxury holiday with his stunning wife.
It’s said that the Milan hierarchy do not have full confidence in Gattuso’s powers, despite handing him a contract until 2021 just four months ago.
The former San Siro midfielder had managed to turn things around as an interim boss in the wake of Vincenzo Montella’s exit.
AC Milan summer 2018 transfers
Nikola Kalinic (Fiorentina): £18m
Fabio Borini (Sunderland): £5m
Ivan Strinic (Napoli): Free
Pepe Reina (Napoli): Free
Alen Halilovic (Hamburg): Free
M’Baye Niang (Torino): £11m
Gianluca Lapadula (Genoa): £10m
But despite guiding Milan to a Europa League finish, Gattuso may not get the chance to build on his potential.
Meanwhile, Milan are also said to be in danger of losing star playing Leonardo Bonucci.
The world-class centre-back joined from Juventus for £30million just a year ago.
But he is being strongly linked with a return to Turin, while there is also believed to be interest from Manchester United.
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