The Daily Mail claim the energetic Italian pulled up with a calf strain over Christmas at the club’s Cobham headquarters.

The injury is not said to be serious and was picked up when he was competing with the rest of his squad in a running drill.

Chelsea have been in stunning form this season, winning 12 Premier League matches on the bounce to move six points clear of Liverpool at the top of the table.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte picked up a calf strain in trainingGETTY

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte picked up a calf strain in training

“Antonio Conte injured himself in a Chelsea training session”

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When Conte wants to get a specific point across to his players he often involves himself in the intense training sessions.

The Italian has also introduced TV analysis to help his Chelsea stars as they look to win the Premier League this season.

The Blues will look to equal Arsenal’s record of 13 consecutive victories in the top flight if they beat Stoke at Stamford Bridge tomorrow.

Eden Hazard has been in sensational form for Chelsea this seasonGETTY

Eden Hazard has been in sensational form for Chelsea this season

And Conte could be a busy man in January when the transfer window opens as he looks to strengthen in key areas.

On the four previous occasions Chelsea have been top of the table on Christmas Day they have gone on to lift the Premier League trophy in May.

After taking on Stoke, the Blues face a tough trip to Tottenham on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/574018/Antonio-Conte-Injury-Chelsea-Premier-League-Cobham-Christmas-Stamford-Bridge-Latest-News