The 48-year-old took cost at Stamford Bridge in the summertime of 2016. In his debut season in England, the previous Juventus and Italy coach helped the Blues win the title comfortably. Conte additionally noticed his facet endure a defeat by the hands of Arsenal within the FA Cup closing final marketing campaign.
Chelsea have struggled on this calendar yr in all competitions. A poor run within the league in January coupled with elimination from the Carabao Cup semi-final has raised questions over his future on the membership past this season.
Two back-to-back defeats by the hands of Watford and AFC Bournemouth within the first week of February resulted in uncertainty round Conte’s future on the membership, regardless of the supervisor reiterating his desire to see by way of his contract. Nevertheless, the Italian has helped his facet bounce again with a Three-Zero victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Chelsea are fourth within the desk with 53 factors after 27 video games, trailing league leaders Manchester City by 19 factors. Carragher claims a top-four end and lifting the FA Cup or the Champions League shall be a profitable season for the English champions.
“There is not any doubt for me. Conte has achieved an outstanding job. His factors complete since he got here to England is simply bettered by Pep Guardiola and that claims lots about him as a supervisor,” Carragher told Sky Sports.
“Final season Chelsea blew everybody away. To be up to now forward, not solely of the very best golf equipment within the nation, however a few of the greatest managers in world soccer confirmed what a high supervisor Conte is.
“It stays to be seen whether or not you class this season as successful or not. If they’ll end within the high 4 and elevate a trophy, that’s success, contemplating how aggressive the highest six groups are within the Premier League.
“Even when Chelsea solely end within the high 4, that is nonetheless been an awesome two years, during which he is taken them from 10th – which admittedly was a false place – gained the title and given them Champions League soccer earlier than he goes.”