Since arriving from Fiorentina in August 2016, Marcos Alonso has been running riot across Chelsea’s left flank. Under Antonio Conte, the Blues played a disciplined type of football yet the Spaniard, who assumed a wing-back role, has always found a way to bomb forward and contribute on the offensive phase, an approach that saw him amass six goals and three assists on the way to the Blues’ title march in 2016-2017.
Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique would prefer moving to Arsenal over Chelsea, according to reports.
With Europe’s big leagues taking breaks in line with international football taking place, there is time for negotiations at club level. That is exactly what’s happened this week as Antonio Conte has reportedly held talks with Paris Saint-Germain, who are thought to be looking to replace Unai Emery after another unsuccessful UEFA Champions League campaign.
Chelsea romped to the Premier League title last term after finishing seven points ahead of their London rivals, Tottenham. The Blues won 30 of the 38 matches, with 13 of them coming consecutively from the start of October to the end of December and Antonio Conte was praised for his ‘three at the back’ tactics that he became known for during his time at Juventus. However, now he is facing the sack as his side sit outside of the Champions League places. Here are three potential managers that may come in to replace him.
Antonio Conte will no doubt be feeling the pressure at Chelsea after a more than miserable campaign this season, with the Blues looking unlikely to even qualify for the Champions League tournament next year at this present moment.
There is a lot of speculation surrounding Antonio Conte’s future at Chelsea Football Club and as they always do, rumours are flying around about who will replace the Italian when his time is up at Stamford Bridge.
Reports linking Luis Enrique to Chelsea have intensified this week, amidst claims the Blues are lining up the team of the former Barcelona boss andJuliano Belletti as potential replacements for Antonio Conte.
Chelsea expect frustrated manager Antonio Conte to leave the club before the beginning of next season and already have a potential replacement in their sights, according to reports.