Ex-Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri is heavily expected to take control of the Blues despite Conte attending pre-season training this week.
Fabregas mainly came off the bench for Chelsea as Conte claimed the Premier League title during his first season at the helm in 2016/17, but he enjoyed a more prominent role last term, starting 25 times in total in the top-flight.
Napoli is also expecting compensation of around 4.5 million pounds for Sarri, who is still under contract even though he is no longer its coach.
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This one is probably more of a dream than a reality for Chelsea fans, but Sarri may be able to force a move through.
Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have both publicly said they were seeking clarity on Chelsea's summer plans before deciding whether to sign new long-term contracts, with the club facing a season without Champions League football after finishing fifth in the Premier League.
Nevertheless, until the uncertainty over the coaching situation is cleared up, with the ESPN report above noting that Conte still faces question marks with Maurizio Sarri linked with his job, it would seem logical from Chelsea's perspective to wait.
"It's a very competitive league, between United who'll invest a lot, Chelsea themselves, the always improving Tottenham, Arsenal.it's a very lively league and very open to other clubs".
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