Antonio Conte admits he will be sacked at Chelsea

Conte is expected to leave Chelsea at the end of the season and the FA Cup now represents the only chance of signing off with silverware, but he dismissed any talk of personal motivation to claim the trophy.

While this trophy might not be held in high regard outside of the United Kingdom, it's nevertheless something for the Stamford Bridge trophy cabinet and should be taken seriously.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is unsure about the selection of his goalkeeper for the FA Cup tie with Leicester City.

Danny Drinkwater and Tiemoue Bakayoko are pushing for recalls but I think Conte may go with the Frenchman alongside Kante with Drinkwater among the subs against his former club. I think the work of a coach must be judged not on victories, but on the improvement of the squad and the current value of the squad.

No room for errors here, lads.

An inspired Leicester City face a downbeat Chelsea as both the sides look to add the gleam of the FA Cup trophy to their campaign.


Meanwhile, Chelsea will be looking to regain momentum after they crashed out of the. "On Sunday I'll try to make the best decision, because we want to try to go to the next round". We don't have rules for the [different] competitions.

"We need to give a collective response against this team".

My only worry is that we try to have our players in the best form for Chelsea.

Failing to qualify for next season's Champions League is a real possibility for Chelsea, who are fifth and four points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool with eight matches remaining in the Premier League, following Wednesday's European exit to Barcelona. I don't mean that the team that wins the FA Cup or the Copa del Rey doesn't deserve to win it but sometimes you win because the draw is kind to you.

"For me, the most important thing is the process", the Spurs manager continued. In the last game we played at home we suffered against them (drawing 0-0). For sure we all know about Vardy's characteristics; he is a clever player and is very good to attack the space and to find the right time to attack the space.

Conte has rotated his options in previous FA Cup rounds, but will field his first-choice line-up against the Foxes.

  • Gwendolyn Kim