Chelsea to launch amazing bid for Bayern superstar

Chelsea are ready to make Arturo Vidal their main transfer target this summer if Antonio Conte is made manager, according to The Daily Star.

The Blues are closing in on the Italy boss as their new permanent manager ahead of next season, with the retired midfielder expected to be handed a war chest to revitalise the playing squad.

Vidal was a key part of the Juventus side that was dominant in Serie A over a number of years and a player Conte has a lot of respect for.

The Chile international move dot Bayern Munich last summer and is in-and-out of the Bundesliga giants side.

The report suggests that the Stamford Bridge side are ready to break the bank to bring the all-action South American to West London, in what would be a significant statement of intent by the Blues.

His arrival would surely be the first of a host of new faces to join the outgoing Premier League champions.