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Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte assuaged fears he would minimize brief his tenure at Stamford Bridge, telling reporters throughout a information convention Friday that his quotes on RAI Radio 1 have been translated incorrectly.
Conte reportedly declared final month that there was “definitely no thought” in his thoughts to stay overseas “for a very long time,” including: “Italy is my nation so, as soon as I’ve had a very good, studying expertise, I’ll return to Italy.”
This prompted reviews that Conte wasn’t trying to keep at Chelsea for very lengthy, regardless of signing a two-yr contract extension in July. However Conte was fast to brush off these stories as a misunderstanding.
“I did an interview two weeks in the past and the interpretation was incorrect,” Conte informed reporters, as quoted by BBC Sport. “All I stated was that at some point sooner or later I want to return to Italy. However you realize my place. I’ve two years contract with Chelsea and am joyful to work for this membership and with my gamers. I wish to have this nice feeling with our followers.
“My household keep right here with me, not in Italy. My daughter goes to high school right here. It is very important write the reality.
“Each coach, once they begin, they work with the membership and hope they may keep for a very long time and construct one thing necessary. On the similar time, I all the time say our job is troublesome and is unusual.”
Chelsea followers will definitely hope Conte stays the place he’s after the Italian tactician guided the Blues to a Premier League title in his first season with the membership, securing a Champions League return for the 2017-18 marketing campaign.