Article

Courtois confident Conte will remain at Chelsea

21 March 2017 03:39

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is confident contract negotiations with head coach Antonio Conte will have a "happy ending".

Conte arrived at Stamford Bridge on a three-year deal in the off-season and the Italian boss has overseen significant improvement, with Chelsea 10 points clear atop the table and closing in on the Premier League trophy.

The 47-year-old's exploits in England have enhanced his reputation amid reported interest from Serie A side Inter but Courtois backed Chelsea to retain the former Juventus coach.

"The talks are maybe just rumours, I don't know," Courtois said. "But he's important for the club and I think the club knows that, so they will do whatever to have a happy ending.

"Maybe the league will be tougher next season. It depends on other teams but I think next season we can have a big say in the Premier League and the Champions League. We'll be fine.

"You see him on the line shouting and giving us instructions as a team and that gives a good feeling to the players on the pitch so you don't switch off.

"He's a manager with a lot of passion and he's always good for all the players to see a manager who's close to us."

Latest news

15 December 2017

 07:00
 06:32
 05:57
 05:50
 04:21
 04:20
 03:25
 02:19
 02:10
 01:37
 01:25

14 December 2017

 23:32
 22:57
 21:09
 20:57
 20:43
 20:16
 19:25
 19:18
 19:00
 18:49
 18:47
 18:26
 18:12
 17:44
 17:37
 17:30
 17:13
 16:52
 16:37
 16:27
 16:23
 15:55
 15:45
 15:28
 15:00
 14:30
 14:12
 13:59
 13:42
 12:58
 12:48
 12:43
 12:11
 11:59
 11:48
 11:15
 10:48
 10:28
 09:56
 09:39
 09:30
 08:48
 08:20
 06:17
 05:48
 05:01
 04:19
 03:58
 03:51
 03:46
 03:20
 03:13
 03:05
 02:32
 02:08
 01:04
 00:39
 00:39
 00:28

Top ▲

Feedback:

All times are adjusted to your mobile phone's timezone.