Allegri, Simone in battle to replace Conte

  Chelsea have started the search for their new manager with Antonio Conte increasingly likely to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season. The Italian is preparing to move on a year before the expiry of his contract, with the Blues already looking at the contenders to replace him. Among the frontrunners areRead More

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You’re a “little man’’, Chelsea’s Conte berates Mourinho

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte continued his ongoing feud with Jose Mourinho on Saturday by calling the Manchester United manager “a little man”. Mourinho made a pointed comment about match-fixing during the week, a reference to the four-month suspension Conte was handed in the 2012/2013 season. His offence was his failure to report match-fixing at hisRead More

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Conte:  Top-four finish good enough for Chelsea

  Chelsea boss Antonio Conte believes finishing in the top four will mean they have had a successful season regardless of losing their Premier League title. The champions head into Saturday’s game with Stoke City 16 points behind league leaders Manchester City, who have left the rest of the division trailing in their wake withRead More

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Pep: i and Mourinho are like twins

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have enjoyed a rivalry, in Spain and England, that has at times been acrimonious but the Manchester City manager believes they have something in common. The Spaniard believes that when it comes to the desire to win trophies they are identical. “Definitely. In that, we are twins,” said Guardiola whenRead More

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