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Conte is facing an uncertain future at Chelsea with the Blues currently stuck in a rut and facing a huge fight to secure a top-four finish.

The Italian steered the club to Premier League title glory last term but last night’s humiliating 3-0 defeat to Bournemouth means they sit 18 points behind leaders Manchester City.

And Coral have now slashed odds for Conte to get the boot in what would be another huge managerial decision made by owner Roman Abramovich.

Conte has been cut to 1-2 from 5-6 not to be in charge come Chelsea’s final game of the season against Newcastle on Sunday May 13.

Coral have made him 6-4 to still be in charge come the time Rafa Benitez’s side come to town.

The betting suggest Antonio Conte’s days at Chelsea are numbered as he is odds-on to depart before the end of the season following his side’s embarrassing defeat at home to Bournemouth,” said Coral’s John Hill.

Meanwhile, Sky Sports’ Nigel Winterburn thinks Conte’s head will roll before the Newcastle game.

“I think there are frustrations within the transfers that they have made,” Winterburn told Sky Sports News. 

“There seems to be frustrations from him within his team as well.

“They can’t quite seem to keep that level of consistency they had last season, which has been highlighted even more by Manchester City’s dominance. 

“The way that Chelsea tend to react with their managers suggests that there may be a change come the end of the season and possibly before.

“It would be a huge statement to change your manager before the end of the season but when you start to question the board and Roman Abramovich, you don’t tend to stay around too long.”

Conte has been linked with the Real Madrid job amid uncertainty over his future.

Los Blancos may axe Zinedine Zidane given their current woes with their Champions League clash against PSG crucial to his survival. 



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