Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that he will be at the club next season, after mounting speculation over the Italian’s future.
The former Juventus boss sealed the Premier League title at the first time of asking with a late win at West Brom on Friday night and was pressed on his future after the game.
When asked if he could 100% guaruntee that he would be at Chelsea next season, he simply told The Mirror, “Yes, I can.”
His short but sweet answer will be music to the ears of Blues fans who well knew that Conte’s future could well have defined their fortunes next season.
Having turned around the west London side from tenth placed dissappointments to title winners in his first campaign in English football, interest in his services was growing back in his home country, with Inter Milan reportedly prepared to pay a hefty price to prize him away from Stamford Bridge.
With the Premier League title in the bag, all focus will now switch to 27th May when the Blues face Arsenal in the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.