OFFICIAL: Chelsea confirm Antonio Conte sacking

Chelsea have confirmed Antonio Conte has left the club – the Italian was sacked as Chelsea manager.

“Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company,” the club said in a statement.

“During Antonio’s time at the club, we won our sixth league title and eighth FA Cup.

“In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive league victories.

“We wish Antonio every success in his future career.”