By Alexander Lapp
The worst kept secret has officially been announced: Antonio Conte is the new manager for Chelsea.
He comes in with much excitement and the expectations to qualify for Champions League and challenge for the Premier League crown again.
One thing is for certain: Roman Abramovich will hand over a nice transfer kitty for Conte to rebuild the squad. There are players who will leave and will be replaced by high quality players.
Who will be in the starting XI for Chelsea in 2016/17? Many locals at the Tavern will be creating their wish lists for Conte.
Do they focus on the defence? Is the forward the biggest question mark with Diego Costa rumoured to leave? Whatever happens, the current players in the squad will be happy to see a fresh face. New managers give fringe players a chance to prove they’re worthy of the club.
With all that said, here is Chelsea’s ultimate XI for Conte with the 4-2-3-1 formation…..
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE THE ULTIMATE XI!