'Conte can't wait to leave Chelsea' - Vialli

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Conte's future was cast into further doubt following Sunday's shock 3-1 loss at home to Tottenham in the Premier League - a major blow to Chelsea's Champions League hopes.

The result - Tottenham's first league victory Stamford Bridge since 1990 - opened up an eight-point gap on the fifth-placed Blues.

He said, 'No, I'm not anxious. "I'm so happy for him".

Meanwhile, When asked if being dropped by England affected him, Spurs boss Pochettino replied: "Dele would not have been affected".

"No, it did not affect him, he is a fighter", he said.

The manager's baffling tactics (stubbornly sticking to a 3-4-3 formation that has been figured out), his bad record at making substitutions and his high-strung attitude which put him at loggerheads with some senior players like Diego Costa (an nearly irreplaceable striker) and David Luiz have contributed to making his position untenable. "That's the only way to do it".

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"I think the players see this". I don't think I had a point a point to prove. "He's only 21. Sometimes, the expectation is too much". And it was even more impressive as they came from behind as a huge error from Hugo Lloris gifted Alvaro Morata the opening goal when the Tottenham goalkeeper misjudged a cross in the 30th minute.

Christan Eriksen's wonder strike levelled the score in first-half stoppage time, before Alli took centre stage to score with two smart finishes just after the hour mark.

"We are in a good place to achieve the top four, and to do that at the end of the season is the challenge".

"Conte can't wait to leave Chelsea", said friend and former Juventus teammate Gianluca Vialli on Sky Sport Italia, confirming what his countryman has been not-so-subtly hinting at on a regular basis for months.

Not even the most ardent defender of Antonio Conte would be able to defend the disastrous season that the Blues have had. When the dust settles, his successes will be remembered more than his failures, but there can now be no escaping the reality that he took over a club at a low ebb and will leave it much the same.

"No, I'm not anxious".

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