Chelsea want to reward Conte for guiding the Blues to the brink of a fifth Premier League title with an improved contract to replace his current £6.5million-a-year deal.
They are keen to tie him down to the Bridge beyond 2019 and ward off interest from Inter Milan, who would love to lure Conte back home to Serie A.
Conte , 47, is understood to want assurances from Chelsea before he signs that they will spend big this summer to bankroll a tilt at the Champions League, which is his next big target.
Courtois has backed Chelsea to reach an agreement with the former Juventus coach because they understand the Italian’s value to the club.
“The talks are maybe just rumours, I don’t know,” said the Belgium goalkeeper. “But…