The coach of the national team of Italy, Antonio Conte, has received the proposal in January to take over Real Madrid to replace Rafael Benitez, but has rejected the offer of President Florentino Perez, reports the `La Gazzetta Dello Sport`.
Conte`s desire is to fulfill his contract with the Italian Football Federation and to lead Italy at the European Championships in France.
After this, however, Conte will leave his post, and it seems that it will take over from Chelsea next season.
The contract of Conte with the Italian Football Federation expires after Euro 2016. According to recent information, he gave oral consent to take on Chelsea in the coming weeks it is expected to become an official fact and the London club adviced by soccer-stats to announce it for the new team manager.