Life is good for the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern right now, who’ve watched on in wide-eyed joy as Antonio Conte’s side storm up the league.
While the Italian was seemingly under some pressure at Stamford Bridge earlier on this season, the Blues are now reaping the rewards of his tactical tinkering and sit pretty atop the Premier League.
Luckily for them, Roman Abramovich held off making any knee-jerk reactions to Chelsea’s slump earlier in the campaign and the former Juventus and Italy coach soon moved to put that behind him.
Having improved the team in the short-term, the 47-year-old now must be given the sufficient backing to improve them going forward for many years.
In order to do so, he’ll require even more backing from his Russian boss in every aspect if the west London titans are to keep up with the long-term projects undertaken at Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City.
With that in mind, here are TWO things Conte must ask from Abramovich in January.
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