Chelsea 'hungry' to win UCL - Courtois
- Author: Julie Sanders May 27, 2017,
May 27, 2017, 11:57
Chelsea, who clinched the title with Friday's 1-0 win at West Brom, play Watford on Monday night and relegated Sunderland on May 21, before the May 27 final with Arsenal.
Chelsea celebrate with their manager.
"I had to change my suit", Conte said, with a smile, "my suit is a disaster now". "So obviously I guess they will do their work now and hopefully we can finish the season with an FA Cup win as well".
Antonio Conte joins the list of elite manager who have won the English Premier League title in their debut season. "It was the key moment for us because every single player found in this system the best for them". It was a dominant display that paved the way for Tottenham to become Chelsea's only serious challengers, but Conte's team recovered, beating Leicester and Hull City, and held a nine-point lead at the end of the month.
"Of course we think about this, but we need to think day by day, rest well, keep ourselves very good in these next two games to have a top performance against Arsenal".
In addition to the title, in other words, Conte and Chelsea also win the unofficial prize for transfer-market nous, given that all three signings were relatively cheap and has had a big season. I think a lot of players are hungry for winning that as well'. We know last season was hard.
Relentless Chelsea walloped Middlesbrough 3-0 and their second title in three seasons was sealed with a 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion. UEFA rules do not grant a place to the defending champions, while Chelsea failed to qualify for the Champions League (qualification route one) and the youth team did not prioritize the league past year, finishing just third in the final Elite section (qualification route two). We managed to overcome the problems and I didn't want to go too deep into what were the problems.
20 " Diego Costa's goal tally, making him the Premier League's third-highest scorer.
The youth have thus doubly ensured qualification for next year's UEFA Youth League, a competition that they were not allowed to contest this season despite winning it each of the previous two seasons.
6 " midfielder Cesc Fabregas now has an unmatched six seasons with at least 10 Premier League assists.