Conte Can New Contract at Chelsea
Antonio Conte officially get a new contract from Chelsea on Tuesday (18/07/2017). He gets contract renewal related to the possibility of a raise and some clauses that benefit him.
Conte’s contracts still end until 2019. However, in his contract clause, Chelsea have the option to add to the working life of the Italian coach.
“I am delighted to be able to sign a contract extension with Chelsea,” said the 47-year-old coach as quoted from the club’s official website.
“We worked very hard on my inaugural season for extraordinary achievements and I am proud of it now we will work harder to defend our title,” said Conte.
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Conte came to London at the beginning of the 2016-2017 season ago. In his first season, the man who also once handled Juventus is directly bring Chelsea Premier League champions.
They also broke through the FA Cup final, but had to settle for runner-up status as they lost to Arsenal.
Nevertheless, Conte’s achievements remain brilliantly reclaimed. He considered successful rebuild Chelsea who had slumped in the 2015-2016 season.
The reason that motivated the London club to maintain Conte longer.
“Antonio recorded remarkable results last season, he adapted very quickly in England to bring us champions,” said Marina Granovskaia, Director of Chelsea.
“This contract shows Chelsea still believes Conte can deliver great results in domestic and European club competitions,” he continued.
The new contract also dismissed any rumors about Conte who had friction with Diego Costa. Because of the noise with the players, he was rumored to not have a long contract with the Blues – Chelsea nickname.