Chelsea under Conte | Let's sign the next Hazard, literally.

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    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    I would laugh for a thousand suns if this happens.
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    AshRK Full Member

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    Conte is a good manager but like klopp , media has overlicked his a**. He is no saint , the whole idea he is classy and promotes youth is all one big lie. I know Costa is an idiot but which manager sends a text to his main player, a player who played a vital role in helping you win the league. Imagine had jose done the same , whole media would have termed him a villain .

    Also, his discontent news doesn't come as a surprise considering he left juve for the same reason. He is a short tempered guy whose true colours are yet to be seen.
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    JustAFan The Adebayo Akinfenwa of football photoshoppers

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    It would be lovely. Especially since on other social media I remember a few United fans being upset we got Jose because of all the trouble he causes and said we should have gone after Conte because of his class. Plus any chance to laugh at a rival right.
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    Cantona_Forever Banned

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    I don't believe this story but I also never believe he will last long. If he's at Chelsea for 3 years it would be a miracle.
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    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    Shaping up to be a classic Chelsea title defense
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    salford_ Full Member

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    i did lol myself
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    salford_ Full Member

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    shitizens lol. stealing that
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    Pete Dahh Sneak New Member

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    I can't really fault Conte's POV if this is the case. Costa's yet to put together a full season without headaches. First season was suspensions/cnut behavior and hamstring issues, second season he downed tools for Mourinho, and third season he downed tools after the China talks in January.

    In fairness, RDM was shit and didn't make it out of the group stage of CL. He needed to go.

    Because Matic and Cahill are terrible. Costa's a nutjob. If I told you Chelsea would win the league with Marcos Alonso, Victor Moses, Gary Cahill, and David Luiz in the team you'd laugh your ass off. Did you see our bench during the season? There was no depth in the squad. It's a testament to Conte that he actually made these guys look great at various points during the season. He was given a team that was going to fight for 4th and made them champions. Now he rightfully wants to challenge for the CL.

    If it's true it's over Lukaku, that would be terrible. But we were in for Tolisso before Bayern swooped in and sealed the deal within days and Bakayoko has been dragging on for what seems like the last two months. That much we know is true. Now if we're going to believe the press, we're not in for Sanchez anymore, the board doesn't want to meet the asking price for Alex Sandro or James, and failed to get Insigne. The squad needs to be reinforced badly. Take into account he's let go of Mikel, Ivanovic, Oscar, and JT in the last 6 months. He wants his full squad for a full preseason because most of their practices are pure tactics. OH and our only consistent attacking threat is missing up to the first month of the season. It'd be a shame to see him leave. It would be MORONIC though to go and sign Tuchel to replace him, considering he was fired from Dortmund for BURNING every bridge at "every level of the club possible".
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    RedPed Full Member

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    I'm here all week. :cool:
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    fellaini's barber Full Member

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    Conte might leave, we laugh till we shit ourselves, then they win the double next season
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Or Giggsy


    Yeah, it's not liked they've done something similar before :houllier:
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    Donovan_red7 Full Member

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    Why you gotta do Benitez like that :( He tries his best, it's not his fault :(
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    Has he been sacked yet? No? There's a surprise.
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    arthurka Full Member

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    Oh wait i thought it was all on Jose
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    PieCrust Full Member

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    There's only one winner in power stuggles at Chelsea. And it isn't the manager.
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    Hammerfell Full Member

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    :lol:
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    So Conte leaves, Roman brings Mourino back in, we appoint someone else, who brings Ronaldo in.

    Wonder what the odds on that mad set of things happening is
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    PepG New Member

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    More likely scenario - Conte walks from Chelsea job just to become the new coach of PSG and his first transfer there is Cristiano Ronaldo:lol:
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    I'm not surprised this is happening. From what I remember in his Juve days Conte wants autonomy and that's clearly not happening with Roman around.

    He'll leave Chelsea eventually, maybe in a year or 2 but not this summer. Not even Chelsea's board can stomach getting rid of two consecutive managers who were defending champions. Wouldn't be a good look for them at all.
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    prtk0811 Full Member

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    Will Eden hazard sign a new deal this summer ? why hasnt he signed it yet.
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    prtk0811 Full Member

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    Why Does Conte wanna rip up the winning formula? Because its counter attacking and he wants Posession based for UCL?
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    SIgned what? His existing contract runs out in 2020.
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    Tbf i dont blame roman for not wanting to spend 90m on a player they dump a few season ago.

    And conte to threaten to quit if he doesn't get lukaku is just childish.

    But good for us
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    MullerUtd Banned

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    I had a dream a couple of days ago that he resigned from Chelsea abruptly next season half-way because of disagreement with Roman Abramovich. Would be funny if this is true. Chelsea is a circus merry-go-round for managers, just like Real Madrid but fair play to them as they always seem to get it right even when it seems illogical.
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    Lukaku doesn't exactly scream possession based forward. My guess is he wants to upgrade the quality of player to make a hybrid of the two styles possible . I don't see him transitioning fully ever and it's why it's unlikely they'd go for Tuchel he'd need a big overhaul and there's no chance he could do a Conte with the squad they currently have.

    I will be surprised if he walks but at the same time I can kinda see it happening his stock is at an all time high, he has nothing to lose and he doesn't seem the type to back down. Will be interesting for sure to see how it unfolds.
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    The Outsider Full Member

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    We just hope if that happens it is not Avram Grant they bring back, still he got us to the CL final .... we lost to you guys on penalties.
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    vidic blood & sand Full Member

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    Is Conte's hair real?
    We were having a debate in work last week about how amazing his locks look compared to when he was playing at Juventus.
    It's either an amazing transplant procedure, or it belongs to a horse. Either way we are impressed.
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    If this is all over Costa, I can't understand why Chelsea (or more likely Abramovich) are determined to shoot themselves in the foot.

    Costa would have walked to China for the money he was being offered in January - despite the fact that if he left it would have damaged their title bid. He seemingly did his best to force the move and I suspect Conte was well aware replacing him at that stage was impossible so did his best to smooth it over to keep the season on track but from then his card was obviously marked.

    I'm not surprised Conte has told him to piss off. He was ready to chuck his teammates under the bus for a pay rise. I suspect a lot of his teammates wouldn't mind seeing the back of him as well.

    If the manager wants rid, I suspect he does so with good reason. The club should support him in that and if they don't, from a managers perspective I don't think you can work in that situation.
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    RedRover Full Member

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    Must be a transplant.

    Or a very good wig.
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    It's definitely a transplant.
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    vidic blood & sand Full Member

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    Wow Rooney should sue.
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    Lots of noise about nothing. We can't sign players until July 1st because of the new Nike deal coming in.
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    And that is going to be willy fecking cabalero. What a shit signing that would be. Not only will it make Courtois lazy but we will also be fecked if he ever gets injured. Losing a class second keeper like Begovic and bringing a replacement who is not even as good as Jamal Blackman.

    Afraid to say it but seems like someone really delusional is in control of the transfers. Last two summers have been really underwhelming and we simply cant afford another summer likes the ones gone by.
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    The Outsider Full Member

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    lukaku, bakayoko, sandro and caballero are the rumours circulating on the shedend forum.
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    Pete Dahh Sneak New Member

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    Uhhh what Begovic have you been watching? He's been pretty underwhelming aside from a few games during Courtois' injury.
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    Theafonis In love with @Eboue

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    Willy Caballero is a useless signing as he's old and he takes up a foreign spot in squad registration. Not ideal really.
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    CechMate1 Full Member

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    Conte won't be going anywhere. Majority of reports about him being unhappy and wanting to leave were coming from Italy from unreliable sources and then papers like the Metro and The Sun decided to run with those stories.

    Sky Sports -
    Antonio Conte is close to agreeing to sign a new contract at Chelsea after positive talks

    Conte, who previously managed Juventus in Serie A, turned down an offer to move back to his home country to take charge of Inter Milan this summer.

    It is understood Conte's wife and daughter will move to London to live with him.

    That was from today so should hopefully that will be the end of these bullshit rumours

    Also don't understand the negativity behind Caballero. He's a decent keeper and it's not easy finding a player who will be happy to sit on the bench for the majority of the season. Plus he'll be on a free
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    Alex Sandro will not happen imo. Lukaku sure no one else is in for him so it's likely. Bakayoko also seems pretty straightforward.