Antonio Conte net worth: How much did Conte earn at Chelsea as manager?
The Italian ex-professional footballer had managed Chelsea FC for two years before his contract was terminated.
In a statement on their website the football club said:
“Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company.”
“During Antonio’s time at the club, we won our sixth league title and eighth FA Cup.
“In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive league victories.
“We wish Antonio every success in his future career.”
The 48-year-old had two seasons in charge of Chelsea FC and had one year remaining on his contract.
Today’s departure of Conte has made it the seventh time in ten years that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has changed his manager.
Midfielder Cesc Fabregas Tweeted in recognition of Conte’s departure: “Thank you Mister for another Premier League title and FA Cup.
“It wasn’t easy for me to convince you in the beginning but in the end I hope I did you proud! Good luck for the future.
How much did Antonio Conte earn at Chelsea?
Conte began his career at Lecce, playing as a midfielder. It was a local club, playing in Serie B the second league in the Italian football standings.
He was signed to Juventus in 1991 and became one of the most influential and popular players in the history of the team.
Taking on the mantle as captain, they won the UEFA Champions League and five Serie A titles.
He also represented his country, playing for Italy in the 1994 World cup and in the 2000 UEFA Euros.
His managerial career began after his retirement in 2006, leading Bari to the 2008–09 Serie B title, and helped Siena to promotion from the same division two years later.
Conte then managed his old team Juventus in 2011, where he lead them to win three consecutive Serie A titles.
Proving his managerial prowess, Conte then took charge of the Italian national team in 2014 until the UEFA Euro 2016 campaign.
Whilst managing Chelsea, Conte became the first manager in history to win three consecutive Manager of the Month awards in 2017, winning them in October, November and December.
Conte is reported to have earnt £6.5 million per season at Chelsea, with his net worth an estimated £10million.