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Chelsea star's future takes precedence over finding Antonio Conte's replacement

16 May 2018, 12:34 | Ken Black

Newcastle United v Chelsea will be live on Sky Sports Premier League

Newcastle United v Chelsea will be live on Sky Sports Premier League

With the game over as a contest, neither side were prepared to put too much effort into the closing stages and the game naturally petered out, with Newcastle ending the season on a high and Chelsea left needing to regroup ahead of next week's FA Cup final with Manchester United. (REX/Shutterstock) Chelsea failed to shine on the final day of the Premier League season.

What a way to end a season.

Ashley can also stop his private development of hotels, retail and student accommodation on land opposite the Gallowgate, which means realistically it would stop the stadium ever being extended, then do a proper public feasibility study as to whether St James Park can be increased in capacity.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte brushed off suggestions that he had coached his last Premier League game for the club as he took responsibility for their 3-0 defeat at Newcastle on Sunday.

When asked why the Nigerian's departure affected the team, Conte said, "Yes".

"Newcastle were brilliant, I must admit", Redknapp said.

Jose Mourinho won his third league title with Chelsea in 2015, but followed up with a tenth place finish the year after.

We all know the rise of player power over the last decade can lead to managers' authority being regularly undermined, but for two title-winning managers to depart under dark clouds in under three years screams of an epidemic of epic proportions at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have an FA Cup final on Saturday in which to pursue a more upbeat close to their dispiriting campaign. Kenedy will be the only player to miss out as he is ineligible to play against his parent club, Chelsea.

Gabriel Jesus' stoppage time victor - man, does this club play to the final season's whistle - made sure Man City added "first 100-point club" to its list of unbelievable accomplishments.

After the disastrous 2016/17 campaign in which they finished 10 - their worst Premier League position since 1995/96 - Conte restored order. "We are still talking, so we will see".

"I am working with my players this season and it is not right to say something about this. There is another year on my contract and I will try to do my best to move forward". Conte has fronted most of the criticism for his team selection, namely dropping Olivier Giroud and Eden Hazard, a pair that had helped them win the last four games in which they have started.



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