Gary Neville Backs Antonio Conte To Leave Chelsea During The Summer

Manchester United legend Gary Neville believes Antonio Conte won’t remain in-charge at Stamford Bridge next season. The Italian’s future at Chelsea has come under question through the season, and the 3-1 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday is likely to have ended his chances of staying put at the west London club.

Speaking on his very own podcast on Sky Sports, Neville said:"I don't think he's going to be here next season. We've thought it for six or seven months. And that's not because we don't want him here, or we don't think he's done a great job, it's just the nature of the job here. It ends up becoming a bit messy, press conferences become the boardroom versus manager, it's happened here many, many times. In terms of the outcome, you can't complain about what they've done here. But the managers who come here know they've got a short period of time."

Ashley Young Believes Luke Shaw Can Transform Into One Of The World’s Best Left-Backs

Manchester United ace Ashley Young has spoken positively about the future of Luke Shaw, who has come up for criticism from manager Jose Mourinho of late. The 22-year-old failed to obey tactical instructions during the first-half of the FA Cup outing against Brighton & Hove Albion last weekend, and this did not please the manager, who highlighted his poor positioning on the field.

Cesc Fabregas believes Lionel Messi would be the best player in the Premier League

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said that Lionel Messi would be considered the best player in the Premier League, if he ever considers a move to the English top-flight. The Spain international is close friends with the Barcelona superstar since their time together in the La Masia academy, and he is relishing the challenge on store in midweek.

Matteo Darmian not for sale in January - Agent

Matteo Darmian's agent Tullio Tinti has confirmed that the full-back won't be parting ways with Manchester United during the winter transfer window. The 28-year-old has been restricted to just seven starts this campaign, and this has led to speculation of him pursuing a move back to the Serie A.

In a report covered by Rete Sport, Tinti revealed that there is indeed transfer interest from the Italian top-flight, but his client is likely to stay put at Old Trafford for the season at the least. He added that the Giallorossi are not among the clubs interested in the versatile full-back despite being linked on several occasions since the summer, he said: "I haven’t had any calls from Roma for the player. There has been contact with other Serie A teams, but not with the Giallorossi. For the moment the lad isn’t for sale."

Scott McTominay aiming to repay Manchester United's faith

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is aiming to repay the faith bestowed upon him by manager Jose Mourinho this term. The teenager has been a regular in recent matchday squads, and he made just his second Premier League start during the 1-0 triumph over Bournemouth in midweek.

Speaking on MUTV, McTominay stressed that he can't take anything for granted at his age, and he has to earn the right to play for the first-team, he said: "That’s the main thing – I’ve said it previously that minutes are the most important thing for any young player, and every footballer wants to play, but you have to earn the right to play and come into the team. You have to earn trust from people like the manager and the coaching staff and, ultimately, if you can be trusted, you will play in these games."

G.Neville: Antonio Conte's rift with David Luiz could cost him

Manchester United legend-turned-pundit Gary Neville believes Antonio Conte could soon be walking a tightrope at Stamford Bridge, should he fail to bring David Luiz back into the starting lineup. The Brazil international was axed from the matchday squad versus Manchester United last weekend after he produced a below-par performance in the 3-0 Champions League defeat to AS Roma.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Neville claimed that Conte is unlikely to keep his job for long if he is to continue his rift with David Luiz. He compared the defender's situation to John Terry's back in 2007 that led to Jose Mourinho's sacking.

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