Luis Enrique has supposedly ‘concurred a deal’ to replace the under-fire Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte as ex-Barcelona manager looks ready to sign Stamford Bridge contract until 2020.
Luis Enrique looks prepared to supplant Antonio Conte as Chelsea chief with a report in Spain recommending the previous Barcelona supervisor has officially concurred individual terms.
Conte’s position in the Blues hotseat has turned out to be progressively precarious lately following a 3-0 home misfortune to Bournemouth and after that a 4-1 whipping on account of Watford on Monday.
With Chelsea’s position in the main four now going under danger, proprietor Roman Abramovich could be compelled to act and, as indicated by Sport, he is set to hand 47-year-old Enrique a more than two year contract until the late spring of 2020.
Enrique, who has likewise overseen Roma and Celta Vigo, is accessible promptly in the wake of leaving Barcelona the previous summer.
While in control at the Nou Camp he drove Barca to two La Liga titles, a trio of Copa del Rey triumphs and transcendence in the 2015 Champions League last.
One of Enrique’s first Games as Chelsea coach could be against Barca, who visit Stamford Bridge on February 20, preceding finishing their Champions League last-16 tie in Catalonia on March 14.
Talking after Chelsea’s lowering annihilation at Watford this week, Conte demanded he doesn’t fear being sacked and even tested the club to employ the hatchet on the off chance that they trust he isn’t adequate.
‘No, I’m not stressed. I’m not stressed over my activity,’ said Conte. ‘I work each day, and I give 120 for each penny. Affirm? On the off chance that this is sufficient, it’s alright.
‘Something else, the club can take an alternate choice. Be that as it may, I’m not stressed. Tomorrow is one more day. I can be the Chelsea mentor or not. Which is the issue? My spirit is clear.
‘I rest without an issue that possibly, perhaps, I could do either. I endeavor to do everything. In the event that it’s bad, the club can settle on an alternate choice. Life goes on.
‘To play football in an extraordinary club, it implies you should have an identity since it’s easy to play when there is the certainty.
‘Particularly in this sort of minute, you can see who is (prepared to play) for an extraordinary club. To play with identity and furthermore to chance something.’