I’m a bit of a disaster to convince Chelsea to buy players, says Antonio Conte
Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte believes he wants to be extra persuasive when asking the membership to signal new players, saying that his efforts to convince his board to spend large within the switch window had been “a bit of a disaster”.
Conte led Chelsea to the Premier League title final season, however their failure to replicate final season’s kind has led to questions concerning the dimension and high quality of the squad, with the aspect in fifth on 50 factors, 22 behind leaders Manchester City.
The membership additionally both failed to splurge within the current switch market or misplaced out on players they had been curious about and whereas the Italian mentioned he felt he might nonetheless get the perfect out of his squad, there was a want for contemporary blood.
“My task is to try and improve every single player, in every aspect. In terms of their mentality also… for this, I’m very good,” Conte was quoted as saying by British media.
“But I believe I’m a bit of a disaster to convince the membership to buy players. I believe on this facet I can enhance a lot.
“I’ve to be taught a lot from the opposite coaches, the opposite managers, in that facet. I’ve to converse extra with the managers who’re very, superb at persuading their golf equipment to spend cash to buy high players.”
Striker Alexis Sanchez and defender Virgil van Dijk had been among the many players linked to Chelsea in January, however they went to Manchester United and Liverpool respectively.
Chelsea have since suffered league defeats to Bournemouth and Watford for the reason that switch window closed, main to media hypothesis about Conte’s future.
The 48-year-old, nonetheless, is assured the experiences wouldn’t hinder his players’ performances, with Chelsea internet hosting backside aspect West Bromwich Albion in a while Monday.
“Honestly I don’t think talk about my future can affect the players,” he added. “I think my players are getting used to these rumours, to this speculation, but for sure I am very happy with the commitment of my players, the behaviour of my players because they show me every day they want to overcome this situation.”