Italian Conte is only the fourth manager to win the Premier League title at the first attempt, emulating his Stamford Bridge predecessors Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti as well as Manuel Pellegrini who achieved the feat with Manchester City.

The former Juventus and Italy boss has so far been equivocal over his future with Inter Milan making overtures. "In this season, we have lost Ivanovic, Mikel and next season we lose John Terry", Conte was quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror in April.

"I'm living great emotion at this moment". It is a huge club to work for, ideal circumstances and very ambitious people everywhere. Credit to Wenger for changing to a new formation, but you have to think that Chelsea's success using this formation must have made Wenger want to adopt it. The system is not that unusual in Italian football, but not a lot of big teams in England or in Europe use this system. Chelsea conclude the Premier League season with home matches against mid-table Watford and relegated Sunderland before the FA Cup final. We know West Brom are a hard team to play against - we had a very tough game here (1-0 win at Stamford Bridge in December).

Conte, who took charge at Chelsea after Euro 2016, began his reign with a 2-1 win over West Ham in August.

"Now it's a confirmation of his attitude, his professionalism, plus, of course, his energy, which he's putting in the team", Hiddink said. "It's nice to see his development of the club". The England worldwide says Chelsea have now returned to normality, after last season's disastrous campaign. "This result is for the attitude and behaviour of my players", Conte said, as reported by Chelsea's website. "We won this title together".

"I think we have already started to work and we have to improve in the next season and to find the right solution to improve".

Cape Town - Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has not forgotten the club's struggles of last season, after they reclaimed the Premier League title on Friday.

Courtois, who has two more years on his contract, says he will stay and backs Conte in pencilling the Champions League as their target. "I want to thank the club because they had faith in me and to repay the club is very important". "We have the same ambition", Conte added.


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