Antonio Conte signs new Chelsea contract

Antonio Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has finally signed an improved 2-year contract at the Stamford Bridge club, thereby ending speculation about his future. The gaffer guided Chelsea to the Premier League title and FA Cup final in his first season at the club. The Italian was quoted on the club’s website as saying: “I am very…

Bakayoko reveals what Antonio Conte told him at Cobham training complex

Bakayoko and Conte

Antonio Conte was quick to remind Tiemoue Bakayoko that the hard work now starts following his £40million move to Chelsea. The France international put pen to paper on a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, after helping Monaco win Ligue 1 last season. Bakayoko, 22, became Antonio Conte’s third signing of the summer following…

Antonio Rudiger explains why he joined Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger explained his move away from Roma was inspired by Antonio Conte and “not to be disrespectful, but Chelsea is a big club.” The German international made the transfer for €35m plus another €4m in performance-related bonuses. “Not to be disrespectful, but when you speak about Roma and Chelsea, Chelsea is a big club,”…

Chelsea launch swoop for Conte’s top target in Italy, commence transfer talks

Antonio Conte

Chelsea are in talks to sign German central defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma for around £30million. Rudiger’s agent has travelled to England and Roma expect the 24-year-old to join the Premier League champions. Chelsea acted quickly after the collapse of the proposed transfer of Kostas Manolas to Zenit St Petersburg earlier this week. Having initially…

Former Chelsea coach “really disappointed” over move for Bakayoko

Antonio Conte after victory over Leicester

Ray Wilkins says he is ‘really disappointed’ Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has launched a move for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. The Frenchman has emerged as one of Conte’s top targets this summer, with the Blues said to have agreed a £36million deal to bring him to west London. Bakayoko, who has also been linked with…

Antonio Conte hailed for reinventing Chelsea through 3-4-3 formation

Antonio Conte

Former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has praised the impact of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge, saying the Italian helped reinvent the Blues for the first time in several years. Conte was appointed as Chelsea’s new manager last April before taking over the reigns in the summer and implementing a roughly 4-3-3 system. But after succumbing…

Antonio Conte agrees new Chelsea deal, assured of new signings

Abramovich and Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has agreed contract extension at the Stamford Bridge after he was assured that new signings will arrive soon, according to multiple reports. The Evening Standard reports that the Italian held talks with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia on Sunday about signing a new deal. Conte is therefore expected to sign a new…