Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is aiming to keep manager Antonio Conte for another season at the Stamford Bridge with a condition, according to report.
And according to report Abramovich is set to keep him even if he fails to qualify Chelsea for Champions League football next season.
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The Blues are in the fifth position five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with just nine games remaining.
Chelsea is still in the Champions League and the Premier League Champions is hoping to get a positive result when they visit the Camp Nou next week after a 1-1 draw at the Stamford Bridge.
Conte is having a year left on his contract with Chelsea and reports have suggested that the club will sack the Italian tactician at the end of the season but it is now under consideration.The Sun
claims that Abramovich is willing to keep Conte at Stamford Bridge if he stops questioning the club’s transfer policy.
Conte’s main targets in the summer were not delivered and he also caused fracas with Chelsea hierarchy over his handling of Diego Costa’s exit last summer.