'Homesick' Antonio Conte staying with Chelsea


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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hits out at suggestions that he could quit the club and return to Italy in the near future.

There have been countless reports linking Conte with a move back to Italy, despite only being a year into his successful tenure at Chelsea. He has also been linked with AC Milan.

Few weeks back, the former Juventus manager stated that he will not be staying long outside his country, adding that he will go back to Italy to manage another club side there.

Italy, under Gian Piero Ventura, failed to secure an automatic place at the 2018 World Cup and will have to navigate the play-offs, but Conte is adamant he has no immediate plans to ride to the rescue and is willing to see out his Stamford Bridge contract that runs until 2019.

"You know very well my position".

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'Another situation I want to clarify is my family is staying with me here. My daughter goes to school here.

The Premier League title victor has also revealed his family have finally made the move to London and there are no plans to make a U-turn any time soon.

When asked if he would stay beyond the next two years, Conte said: 'Every coach when they start their work with a club for sure they hope to stay for a long time and to try to build something important for the club.

Conte signed a new two-year deal with the Blues over the summer after guiding them to the Premier League title in his first season in English football.

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