Conte denies Chelsea exit rumours - FCNaija

EPL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 13/01/2018

Antonio Conte has played down on reports suggesting he has plans to leave Chelsea in the Summer but instead he insists that he is fully committed to the club.

The Italian manager has been linked with a departure from Stamford Bridge at the end of the season and is understood to have a strained relationship with the club’s hierarchy over transfer policy.

However Conte says he is happy and wants to continue making progress at Chelsea.

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“Now I am fully committed for Chelsea, in this job to work with my players to try also to improve the club in the football aspect,” Conte said.

“I am fully committed in this and I am happy in what I am doing now and what I did in the past. But I am more happy in what I am doing now.”

On Friday, British tabloid the Daily Mail reports that Conte's replacement could be another Italian manager, namely Napoli's current coach Maurizio Sarri.

Sarri is regarded "as a tactical and technical innovator who has a great impact on his players" the tabloid reports