The Italian became the latest man to be handed the manager’s job at Stamford Bridge after he replaced Jose Mourinho in the summer.
He’s got off to a mixed start in the Premier League but a 4-0 demolition of Manchester United last time out made people sit up and take notice.
“He wants to know and that is beautiful”
Antonio Conte on Roman Abramovich
Abramovich is a notoriously tricky owner to work for but Conte has nothing but good words for the billionaire Russian.
Conte told Sky Italia: “He’s demanding but very passionate.
“He doesn’t suffer because of football but wants to know.
“He came many times to watch the training sessions and be with the group.
“He wants to know and that is beautiful.
“Here the facilities are extraordinary and I work more than in Italy.”