- 16-year-old Italian striker Pietro Pellegri could be on his way to Chelsea in January 2018
- This comes after Chelsea coach Antonio Conte told the club to go for him next year
- Antonio Conte believes the forward will be of help to the club in future
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has reportedly told the club's chiefs to go for 16-year-old Genoa striker Pietro Pellegri when the January 2018 transfer opens.
Pellegri has been in superb form this season for Italian club Genoa, and he was even impressive in the club's tie against Lazio last weekend scoring two goals.
Antonio Conte now believes that the striker will be of great help to the reigning Premier League champions in future, and wants to Blues to explore the opportunity.
According to media reports, the player has also signified his interest to play for Chelsea, and his decision has been backed by his father who wants to see his son play in the Premier League.
Meanwhile, Chelsea have not made an official bid for the player, but they are expected to do so before January 2018.
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