Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are not fully expecting Antonio Conte to be at the club much longer, after recent rumours of Roman Abramovich’s plans to majorly overhaul the club this summer. The long and much-needed revamp could start at the top with Conte being the first to leave, in a move that Abramovich could regret in the future.
Conte has, for the majority of this season, been linked with the sack. Indeed, after defeat on the opening day of the season to Burnley and terrible summer and winter transfer windows, the Italian seemed frustrated with life at Stamford Bridge.
Yet again the rumours have failed to stop flying around the bar among our regulars, with many claiming the FA Cup final will be his last game in charge. The Italian has won a handful of Premier League games so far this year, alongside being knocked out of the Carabao Cup to rivals Arsenal, suffering back-to-back three-goal defeats and being knocked out of the Champions League, things are not going well in 2018 for Conte.
Despite this our landlord thinks it would be a huge mistake to let the Italian go in the summer Abramovich should be looking at these TWO reasons in particular to sway his decision…
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