Antonio Conte joins Chelsea: 11 facts about the Italy manager taking over at Stamford Bridge

We take a closer look at the man who will be in charge at Stamford Bridge next season 

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Antonio Conte has been announced as the next permanent Chelsea manager.

The Italian, who the Independent revealed last December was the leading candidate to replace Jose Mourinho, has signed a three-year contract.

Conte will lead Italy at Euro 2016, after which his contract will expire and he will then join the Blues.

So, what can Chelsea and their fans expect from the 46-year-old coach? We've compiled some facts about the new Chelsea manager...


Chelsea, under interim-manager Guus Hiddink, are next in action on Saturday when they play Swansea.