Antonio Conte keen to see out Chelsea contract
Antonio Conte dismissed hypothesis surrounding his future at Premier League champions Chelsea, saying that he plans to see out his contract and is concentrated on his job.
Conte, who guided Chelsea to the league title in his first season, has struggled to extract the identical stage of ruthlessness from the London membership in his second marketing campaign in cost. Chelsea are fourth within the desk with 50 factors, 18 factors behind leaders Manchester City, and the Italian supervisor admitted the membership had been at risk of lacking out on a Champions League place subsequent season after a 3-Zero defeat by Bournemouth in midweek.
“The only thing I can tell you now is that I have 18 months left on my contract at Chelsea and my will and my desire is to stay here and continue my work,” Conte mentioned forward of Monday’s league conflict at 11th-placed Watford.
The Italian has prompt this season that his squad is just too small to be taking part in Premier League, Cup and Champions League competitions and that he has little management over signing new players within the switch window. British media experiences have mentioned Conte’s relationship with group proprietor Roman Abramovich has grow to be strained, significantly over reinforcements to the squad however the supervisor mentioned he was not all for speak of him being sacked.
“From the start of the season, and since the defeat against Bournemouth, there’s been a lot of speculation about me being sacked,” Conte added.
“But I’m not interested in this. I’m only focused on working with my team and trying my best for the team. “I trust in my work. This is the only way I work and that brought me to be one of the best coaches. Only trusting in my work and in my job. I continue in this way, because I think this has made me become one of the best.”