Published: Sat, May 13, 2017
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

"This is a great achievement for the players", Conte told Sky Sports in a pitch-side interview after breaking away from his players' jubilant celebrations. I'm enjoying it a lot because when you put a lot of passion, enthusiasm and hours into your work, and you don't sleep, when you arrive in the moment it's only right to celebrate with my fans, staff and the club.

"We felt confident in the dressing room all season". Lukaku has been linked with a return to Chelsea this summer.

He was then dragged out of his post-match media conference by celebrating players David Luiz and Diego Costa, but not before pinpointing the key moment in his side's season.

This is Chelsea's fifth Premier League title, their third of the decade and second triumph in the last three seasons.

"Michy paid me a lot with this change!" The Blues imploded as seven months later the Portuguese was sacked for a second time.

4 - Conte is the 4th manager to lift the PL trophy in his 1st season in England (Mourinho 04-05, Ancelotti 09-10, Pellegrini 13-14).

He has surpassed the expectations of even owner Roman Abramovich, who offered his congratulations via technical director Michael Emenalo. But the former Juventus and Italy boss skilfully soothed the fragile egos, and has been repaid with a memorable march to the title.

3-4-3 — formation Antonio Conte switched with Chelsea trailing 3-0 at Arsenal in September, sparking a turnaround in fortunes.

"But in this moment I found the strength to change and take responsibility and find a system for the players".

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Chelsea quickly began applying pressure, but West Brom had a huge chance on the counter-attack when James McClean seized on a loose pass and raced 50 yards into Chelsea territory.

"They're a wonderful team and they've been the best". We're doing our damnedest to make it a competitive game, ' said Pulis.

"That would have been a travesty for this football club and this team, who have worked so hard all season".

"Consistently we have been the best team in the league".

The celebrating they had done already was of course one big reason why Conte was so late in, given that he was forced to change out of his now-ruined suit. The goal was a disappointment to us.

"Every game I feel like I have played with my players. We would've like to have stopped that".

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