How Chelsea conduct their transfer business could lead to a bust-up with Antonio Conte
Conte was Abramovich’s No 1 choice to be his Chelsea manager last season after he wielded the axe on Jose Mourinho for the second time.
Guus Hiddink came in and steadied the ship after Mourinho spectacularly fell out with the Chelsea dressing room months after leading the same team to the title.
This season was supposed to be a rejuvenation for the Blues under Conte, with Abramovich parting with almost £120million in the summer to bolster their flagging squad.
But things have not quite gone to plan - Chelsea sit seventh in the Premier League, having suffered humbling defeats to Liverpool... read more
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