Gianfranco Zola admits Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wasn’t the same man we saw last season and that his countryman may well be heading for the exit door at Stamford Bridge.
Conte was hailed as one of the Premier League’s great tacticians after guiding the Blues to the title in his first campaign in charge.
But their defence fell by the wayside this term. Chelsea finished fifth, missing out on a Champions League place, after a season of inconsistency on the pitch and turmoil off it.
Chelsea capitulated to a 3-0 defeat at Newcastle in their final game of the season
Though denying any fall-out with the club, the coach has apparently been at odds with Chelsea chiefs ever since the previous summer transfer window and is widely beleived to be on his way out this summer.
Conte was famed for his wild and fiery manner on the touchline during hi...