“We are disappointed with the two results we have had in the last week”.
In contrast with his first season in London, when Chelsea cruised to the title, the Blues are 19 points adrift of runaway leader Manchester City and are one point away from dropping out of the top-4 UEFA Champions League qualifying spots. Chelsea need to shake things up and this might be the secret to success.
The 48-year-old spent three seasons at Juve – winning the Serie A in each of those campaigns – and coached Chiellini during his time at the helm of Italy. Past year we didn’t have the Champions League. It could prove to be a pivotal month for Conte and the club.
Antonio Conte insisted that he does not worry about being sacked and that players can influence his exit from the club.
Chelsea have sacked previous managers Jose Mourinho, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Roberto Di Matteo and Andre Villas-Boas in mid-season.
Needless to say, Conte’s Chelsea future has been subject to scrutiny.
Chelsea are reportedly offering the Spaniard an “ambitious plan”. Among these players, Anyone from them will lead Chelsea in this summer.
Furthermore, according to the French news source, Le10Sport, Enrique has already stipulated who he’d like the London club to make as their first signing. Diego Costa fell out Conte at the end of last season, and left for Atletico Madrid.
Current Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde, however, can not see why Conte is facing such speculation, given his achievements after arriving at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2016.
Former Hull City and Watford manager Marco Silva is, for now, seen as an outsider, but has been linked with the Chelsea position.
Luis Enrique is now enjoying a sabbatical away from football. Conte immediately responded by replacing Willian with Cesc Fabregas.
Reports in Spain claim that a deal has been verbally agreed by Chelsea officials refuse those notions. Although, Enrique will undoubtedly be in the frame when Conte does depart Stamford Bridge.
They also hold the record for the best goal difference in a season with 71.
The 47-year-old is now without a job after leaving Barcelona in the summer of 2017 but is still not keen on getting back to a managerial role just yet.
Given that quote, it would seem that Conte has not lost the dressing room at this point.