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Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract, and this is what fans think

Antonio Conte has signed a new two-year deal with Chelsea Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Antonio Conte has agreed a new two-year deal with Chelsea having guided the west London club to the Premier League title last season. The Italian has put pen to paper on improved terms, though it is believed the deal is NOT an extension; he signed a three-year contact last summer, and this new two-year deal is still set to expire in the summer of 2019. It is hard to deny Conte deserves an improved deal, given…

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Chelsea boss Conte signs new two-year contract

Media playback is not supported on this device Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has signed an improved two-year deal with the Premier League champions. The new deal does not extend Conte’s commitment to the club, as he signed a three-year contract on his arrival in west London in the summer of 2016. “I am very happy to have signed a new contract,” said the Italian, 47. “We worked extremely hard in our first year to achieve something amazing, which I am very proud of. Now we must work even harder to…

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Diego Costa filmed in Atletico Madrid shirt saying 'give Conte a hug' as Chelsea exit draws closer

Monday, July 17, 2017 Diego Costa has been filmed wearing an Atletico Madrid strip, saying ‘give Conte a hug’, as his move away from Chelsea continues to drag on.  The Spain striker has been allowed to skip Chelsea’s pre-season and was filmed partying in his native Brazil while negotiations for his move back to Madrid continue.  The video was shown on Instagram Live, with what appeared to be a family and friends partying with loud music playing, the camera then pans round to show him wearing the kit of his…

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Antonio Conte blames Aaron Ramsey’s quick-fire strike for Chelsea FA Cup final loss

Antonio Conte singled out Aaron Ramsey’s quick-fire goal as the key reason for his side’s FA Cup final loss to Arsenal. The Blues fell behind to a controversial early Alexis Sanchez goal before Victor Moses was dismissed for a second bookable offence after diving in the penalty area. But despite Diego Costa scoring an equaliser with a quarter of an hour remaining, Chelsea immediately fell behind again, as Ramsey restored the Gunners’ lead. And Conte felt his side’s failure to keep the scores level for a longer period was too…

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Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte admits Blues will ‘lose a legend for this club’ when John Terry leaves

John Terry scored what may prove to be his last Chelsea goal against Watford Monday, May 15, 2017 Antonio Conte believes a ‘legend for this club’ will be leaving Chelsea when John Terry departs Stamford Bridge at the end of this season. It was announced earlier in the campaign that this is Terry’s final campaign at Stamford Bridge, following a remarkably successful stay in west London. He remains the Blues’ most successful ever captain, and is regarded as possibly the club’s greatest ever player. His exit is not surprising, given…

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'We have not seen 50% of his capabilities' – five ex-Chelsea players on Conte

Antonio Conte is enjoying a spectacular first season as Chelsea manager, but can he follow it up by bringing sustained success to Stamford Bridge? The 47-year-old Italian has the Premier League title in the bag, could soon get his hands on the FA Cup as well – and his side will compete in next season’s Champions League. He says this is only the start for his Blues team, but where do they go from here and how will he do it? Former Chelsea players Ruud Gullit, Pat Nevin, Chris Sutton,…

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