The transfer window has been shocked by the news of the possible departure of the Chelsea man-in-charge Antonio Conte. As the reports in Germany suggest, the defending Premier League champions have approached the former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel to replace the shoes of the Italian.
The German manager is considered to be one of the most promising managers in football. He has already proved his ability during his two-year-spell at the Bundesliga side. Before this news, the 43-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea’s Premier League rivals Arsenal as a successor of their long term manager Arsene Wenger. But the FA Cup victory against the Conte’s boys had put a full-stop in the speculation and let the Frenchman continue as The Gunners manager.
Reportedly, Antonio Conte earned a massive reputation in his first season in English football as he won the Premier League with his current team. But the situation has gone bad since his text message to the Chelsea striker Diego Costa explaining that the striker has lost his importance in the club. Later on, the things became worse following Chelsea’s transfer activities in this season. Reportedly, Chelsea management has failed to sign most of the major target listed by the manager Antonio Conte. This particular situation has soured the relationship between the Blues director Marina Granovskaia and the manager Conte. Granovskaia has reportedly had a massive influence on the Chelsea board in the last three years. The Spanish international Diego Costa’s move to the Stamford Bridge was also engineered up to a bit by the Chelsea director.
Although Chelsea have secured a 2-1 away victory over their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur from the back-foot in the last weekend, it has not been enough to influence the Chelsea management. As a result, Conte’s position in the club is under serious doubt. Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is also one of the contenders to replace the Italian at the Bridge. But the German’s better proficiency in English has given him an advantage.
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