Player unrest? Undermined in the transfer market? In a warped kind of way, Roman Abramovich makes any journalist’s job a lot easier; those opening statements can be copy and pasted to apply to any Chelsea manager sooner or later whilst employed by the Russian.
Antonio Conte enjoyed a dream maiden campaign as Blues boss but dreams are prone to becoming nightmares just as quickly at Stamford Bridge.
Rumours are now rife that the Italian is set to walk in the summer. In the video above, we’ve named five candidates who may dare to replace him.