Conte questions motivation of Chelsea players, plots Stamford Bridge revolution, eyes January transfer for Juve star

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reportedly wants to revolutionise his squad, and could try to sign Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus in January.

The Blues are winless in their last three Premier League matches, piling the pressure on the former Italy boss, who took over this summer.

Calciomercato reports Conte wants to revolutionise the core of the squad, as he questions the motivation of those who won the Premier League under Jose Mourinho two years ago.

With the return of John Terry from injury, Calciomercato believes the former Juventus coach is likely to switch to a back-three for the weekend’s match with Hull City, the style he favoured in Turin.

However, Conte is thought to see deeper problems in the squad, and is looking to move on from the likes of Gary Cahill and Branislav Ivanovic.

A report from The Times meanwhile suggests Conte could attempt to lure Bonucci from Juventus in January, with Manchester City having been rebuffed in the summer.

The centre-back credits Conte with turning his career around, winning three Scudetti under the coach and becoming a crucial part of his Italy side.

However, the Bianconeri are expected to play hardball over any potential transfer, and it would take a huge offer to convince the Turin club to sell in January.

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