Antonio Conte and his teaching workforce have been at Chelsea’s Cobham training floor over the weekend for the beginning of pre-season regardless of big doubts over their futures at the membership.
The west Londoners are nonetheless struggling to extract Maurizio Sarri from his Napoli contract, which means Conte is prone to take cost of the facet’s pre-season training programme regardless of the membership actively seeking to change him.
Manager and board fell out over transfers final season and their relationship is claimed to be irreparable, although the Chelsea board’s want to keep away from huge compensation charges means Conte remains to be in cost.
It was reported that the Italian had gone in opposition to the membership and advised Chelsea’s gamers to report back to training on Monday, not on Saturday and Sunday as initially deliberate.
But his brother, Daniele Conte, who can also be a coach at Chelsea, took to Instagram to publish a defiant image of Conte and his eight-man teaching workforce at Cobham this weekend, all kitted out within the new season’s training gear.
Alongside the image, Daniele wrote: ‘Come on Chelsea! Come on Team Conte!!! Chelsea 2018/19.’
Chelsea’s gamers are understood to have undergone solely health exams and drills designed to check their agility and endurance, which Conte and his workers didn’t oversee, and ball work begins on Monday.
Conte intends to take cost of these tactical and technical classes, although Chelsea’s players are still unsure if he will be allowed – although it begins tomorrow.
Chelsea’s board are engaged in a excessive stakes sport of rooster, having hoped Conte would resign, however now know that they might want to sack the Italian in the event that they need to change him with Sarri.
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