Conte hails ‘great achievement’ after Chelsea seal title

Date published: Friday 12th May 2017 10:36

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hailed his players after they wrapped up the Premier League title with a 1-0 win at West Brom.

Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to hit the winner in the 82nd minute and give the Italian the championship at the first time of asking.

Conte told Sky Sports: “I think this achievement is a great achievement for the players, for my players.

“And I have to tell thanks for their commitment for their work-rate. This season they show me great attitude, great patience, great will, great desire to try to do something great in this season.

“And now after this win we must be happy. We must be pleased for all this season.

“We were not lucky, we did a great job. It’s important to rest. It is a great season but now we can win the FA Cup.

“Every game I feel like I have played with my players! I show my passion and my will, my desire to stay with my players in every moment of the game. This is me, I am this.

“In the present, in the past, I stay with my players in positive and negative situations. We won this title together.”

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