Chelsea Sign Conte As Manager


Coach of Italy national side, Antonio Conte, has been announced as first team head coach of Chelsea Football Club of England.

A statement by the club on Monday disclosed that the Italian signed a three-year contract with the London outfit.

Chelsea said the former Juventus manager “will begin work in London following his country’s participation in this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament.”

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Speaking on his appointment, the 46-year-old said, “I am very excited about the prospect of working at Chelsea Football Club. I am proud to be the coach of the national team of my country and only a role as attractive as manager of Chelsea could follow that.

“I am looking forward to meeting everyone at the club and the day-to-day challenge of competing in the Premier League.

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“Chelsea and English football are watched wherever you go, the fans are passionate and my ambition is to have more success to follow the victories I enjoyed in Italy.

“I am happy we have made the announcement now so everything is clear and we can end the speculation. I will continue to focus on my job with the Italian national team and will reserve speaking about Chelsea again until after the Euros.”

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