Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping that boss Antonio Conte can get things right as soon as possible, as the thought of missing out on Champions League football again is soul-destroying.
After a bit of a wobble at the start of the season, our regulars started to notice that Chelsea looked to improve weekly and seem destined to grab a top-four spot. However, by only winning three Premier League games so far this year, they have slipped out of the places and now are looking in dire straits.
The current Premier League champions are about to lose their crown to a Man City team that is in irresistible form under Pep Guardiola. Having lifted the trophy twice in three years, Chelsea will be eager to push City close next season, despite the current gap between the two squads.
Indeed, Roman Abramovich will be certainly raising a few questions of Blues boss Conte come to the end of the season, and those talks will surely be a little firey, to say the least. With that in mind, here’an idea of the type of questions the Russian should be asking Conte.