The Blues never looked like relinquishing their hold on the summit in Conte's incredible debut season, making him a logical choice for the prize
Walker, 26, has been heavily linked with a move away from Spurs this summer despite enjoying another superb season at the club. It is claimed the England international is open to a transfer as he knows he can double his £70,000-a-week wages. Express Sport understands Manchester United are keen on a sensational swap deal to sign Walker with Luke Shaw going the other way. While Manchester City are believed to be willing to splash £45million on Walker with Pep Guardiola also interested in bringing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro to the Etihad. Chelsea and Bayern Munich have entered the race to sign Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker. However, The Sun claim Chelsea are the latest club to enter the
Antonio Conte added more silverware to his mantelpiece as he added two League Managers Association awards to the Premier League title on Monday night. The Italian was named manager of the year and Premier League manager of the year at the LMA's 25th annual awards dinner after Chelsea, who ended last campaign 10th, finished seven points ahead of Tottenham. Chelsea claimed a Premier League-record 30 victories, including 13 in a row from October 1, and can also do the double in Conte's first season in charge with victory over Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup final.