Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

55 days ago Conte celebrates Chelsea’s FA Cup win after beating Manchester United 1-0

The former Juventus manager has been teetering on the brink at Stamford Bridge over the past few months but the Blues hadn't made an announcement about his future at the west London club.

He ran into trouble with his employers after his first season at the Stamford Bridge but managed to wrap up the 2017-18 season with silverware - beating Manchester United to win this year's FA Cup. That, and criticising the club's transfer policy earlier in the season - it was always going to come to a pretty sour end.

Sarri has also presented a list of players he would like to sign. In a time that should have been the most hard season of my career, Antonio was honest, respectful and there for me whenever I needed him.

The fact that he was still in position this week, overseeing pre-season preparations at the Cobham training ground, was surprising.

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Chelsea will try to convince Hazard that the appointment of Sarri, together with a number of new signings including Jorginho, Daniele Rugani and Aleksandr Golovin can help the club challenge for the top titles again.

Media reports said Conte's departure would take to 85 million pounds the amount Chelsea has spent on paying off sacked managers - nearly the record fee Manchester United paid in 2016 for France midfielder Paul Pogba.

Chelsea are set to announce the departure of manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge. His win percentage was 65 per cent, making him - by that metric - one of Chelsea's most successful managers of all time.

Only two managers have recorded a better points average than him in the Premier League.

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