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Conte wants £250 MILLION for three Chelsea signings

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants £250 MILLION to spend this summer.

The Sun says Conte insists his Premier League champs are paying the price for massive changes this season after the arrival of eight first-team players.

To have any chance of competing with Manchester City they need less disruption and some world-class signings — which on current prices would cost £250million.

That means competing for the likes of Monaco's £90m-rated Thomas Lemar, £95m Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann or Spurs' Toby Alderweireld for £65m.

Conte, who has ruled out a return as Italy's boss, said: “We must be realistic and understand our level is.

“Now we have to struggle to fight for a Champions League place. Then, in the future, if there is the possibility, you have to try to buy only two or three — not eight players."

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