"He can be a good manager", Conte said.
"It will be a surprise".
The 47-year-old maintained his line that his focus is on immediate targets - but he did say the plan is for his wife Elisabetta and daughter Vittoria to join him in London this summer.
WWE legend Triple H has gifted a custom-made title belt to Chelsea captain John Terry ahead of his final game for the club.
Terry will lift the Premier League title for a fifth time. "We found the right suit for these players", Conte said.More news: Gov. Herbert announces special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz
"We don't know exactly what is going in but I think it's well documented, I'm a free agent".
"It is important to celebrate because it's been a great season for me, the players, for the club and for our fans, but before we can celebrate we have to try and win the game".
"When you arrive at this point in your career it is very important that you feel you still have the desire to work very hard. If it is up to me then you want to finish your career where it all started, which is back home, If I do get the opportunity then I'll take it with open arms". "John has all these characteristics".
"First of all it's important to repeat: I have two years' contract to go", Conte added.
"I think we have a core here and we need to keep those players".
"Now on Sunday we have two targets: to try to win the 30 games in this league". And then to help [goalkeeper] Thibaut [Courtois] to win the golden glove.More news: ICJ decision today in Jadhav case
Conte must on Sunday balance sentiment with targets.
But head coach Antonio Conte, who has no major injury concerns, may revert to his first-choice line-up to prepare for the FA Cup final with Arsenal on May 27.
Belgium goalkeeper Courtois has 16 clean sheets, one more than Tottenham's Hugo Lloris.
A back-to-back league victor in England, having tasted success with Leicester City last season, Kante has been instrumental in helping Antonio Conte claim the league title in his debut season after missing just three games, scoring once and registering one assist in the process.
Like their rivals, Chelsea are expected to spend this summer. The Italian boss explained that fellow centre-back Gary Cahill has what it takes to be a leader at the club and how he stepped in to captain the side whenever John Terry didn't feature.More news: Trump denies urging former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to drop Flynn inquiry
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