Antonio Conte has persistently criticised his club’s work in the transfer market since moving to the club 18 months ago, as he keeps hitting out at the club’s transfer policies.
Despite Chelsea’s recent struggles, Conte has insisted that he’s doing a good job with the young players.
“As you can see, we are working a lot also with, for example, [Ethan] Ampadu,” said Conte.
“He’s only 17-years-old. [Andreas] Christensen is only 21-years-old. [Tiemoue] Bakayoko is only 23, [Davide] Zappacosta only 25.
“We took a lot of young players. With Christensen, we are trying to develop the young players of the academy.
“I think we are doing a fantastic job. We are trying to build something important with work – not with words or money.”
However, Conte might just be on the brink of losing his job as Chelsea have been poor this year. Chelsea have won only two of their last 10 games – and knocked Norwich City out of the FA Cup on penalties. With this defeat they have conceded seven goals in their last two Premier League matches: three against Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge and now four against Watford.