It’s been quite a challenging few months to 2018 for our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern, as they have fallen out of the race for the top-four and they look like a team in serious trouble.
Antonio Conte is still at the helm inside Stamford Bridge, but for how long nobody in the pub knows. With the pressure rising seemingly by the match, our regulars believe that it won’t be long before we see another new appointment at Stamford Bridge – something that is now the norm.
Many names as always have been linked to the job, but it’s going to take a special type of manager to turn things around with the team looking and playing like strangers for the majority of the time.
Conte, our barman feels, has taken them as far as he can. After winning the Premier League in his first season, the second season has been a real eye-opener for the Italian who is seemingly suffering from the recent EPL champions curse. With that in mind, our landlord has taken it upon himself to have a look around Europe at potential suitors for the Chelsea hot seat next season…