Deal Close: £31m midfielder expected to become Antonio Conte’s first Chelsea signing

According to The Times, Chelsea expect to wrap up a deal after to seal negotiations on a £100,000-a-week, four-year contract.

The incoming boss made his move after Chelsea agreed a £31m fee with Roma last week.

Nainggolan has established himself as one of Europe’s most sought-after midfielders since joining Roma from Cagliari in 2014.