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Antonio Conte hints at Chelsea exit

Chelsea manager has given no assurances that he will be at club for the foreseeable future after admitting he longs to return to Italy.

The Italian only arrived at Stamford Bridge 14 months ago, but reportedly came close to leaving the club after just one season in charge, despite winning the Premier League in his first season. Inter Milan were believed to be interest in putting the former Juventus and Italy manager in charge at the San Siro

He eventually agreed to stay at Chelsea and signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until 2019 after agreeing to finally bring his family to England.

However, he has once again admitted that he is thinking of his return to Italy.

Speaking to Radio Anch’io Sport:

“I have a longing for Italy, that’s beyond any doubt.

“It’s not in my head to stay abroad for too long. It’s good to have beautiful experiences, but I intend to go back to Italy one day.

“China? No, absolutely not. Bundesliga? It’s always difficult to predict the future. Let’s just say that a coach is a temporary worker.

“It depends on the results, but there’s desire on my part to try to do the best I can, finishing one project and then finding the right one to continue. I miss Italy, that’s a fact.

“Still, this experience is helping me so much. I’d also like to become a sporting director in the future.”

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