Antonio Conte insists he has no doubts about his ability to carry on as Chelsea manager.
The Blues boss is under pressure in the wake of his side’s shock 3-0 home defeat to Bournemouth on Wednesday and reports have claimed he is likely to leave his position in the summer, with speculation linking him with a return to the Italy job.
But Conte said: “I trust in my work and this is the only way that brought me to be one of the best managers. I don’t trust in anything else, only in my work and my job.”
Conte also revealed deadline-day signing Olivier Giroud was unlikely to be included in the starting line-up for Monday’s trip to Watford.
“We are working with him and we have to check his physical condition. It won’t be easy for him to start against Watford,” the Italian said.
Conte reports that Morata remains out injured and that the first examination of Christensen's injury was positive, but he will miss Watford. He must check a couple of other players before that game.
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