Premier League champions Chelsea have agreed a new two-year contract with current boss Antonio Conte, as per Sky Sports.
The deal, with sees Conte’s stay on until the summer of 2019, includes improved terms for the former Juventus boss, according to Sky Sports.
As reported by Sky Sports, Conte signed a three-year deal with the club last summer when he first signed for the Blues, at the Italian guided Chelsea to their fifth league title in 12 years.
The new contract, which was announced yesterday, comes as the Blues have just departed for Asia for their pre-season tour, in which the Blues will take on London rivals Arsenal, as well as former European champions Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.
Was this announcement by Chelsea to try and get the Stamford Bridge faithful back on side, after fans of the club were reportedly growing tired of the club’s lack of announced signings? We’ll just have to wait and see.