Fresh report on Chelsea account reveals that the Premier League club has spent a total of £26.6m in compensation to former head coach, Antonio Conte, including his backroom staff and legal costs.
9jatoday recall that ‘The Blues’ former head coach was sacked from the club in July 2018 after two years in charge, and was later replaced by Maurizio Sarri.
The mouthwatering expenses on Conte who led Chelsea to the 2017 Premier League title were of necessity, following his dismissal from the club when his contract with the club has not ended at that time.
Conte who led Chelsea to victory in the 2018 FA Cup, with a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the final also saw the club to finished fifth in the English Premier League but failed to qualify for the Champions League.
9jatoday also understands that Antonio Conte is presently the head coach at Serie A club Inter Milan.
Meanwhile, 9jatoday reports that The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Award for 2020 will commence today, Tuesday, January 7th, at Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt.
CAF, which is the administrative and controlling body for African association football will today present the yearly Award to Players in various categories respectively.
The contender’s list has Mo Salah (Liverpool), Sadio Mane (Liverpool) and Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City) toping the men category.