Mikel Obi blasts Conte over Chelsea exit

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Chelsea's decision to halt their proposed £1 billion redevelopment of Stamford Bridge on Thursday prompted fresh questions about Abramovich's long-term commitment to the club, amid his increasingly public standoff with the United Kingdom government.

Fulham plan to offer head coach Slavisa Jokanovic a new contract in the coming weeks. He recently guided Fulham back to the Premier League and is known to play an attacking brand of football and is keen on integrating young players in the squad.

Slavisa Jokanovic is an out of the box target but it is important that Chelsea target a well established and highly experienced top European manager if their aim is to reclaim their throne in the Premier League and challenge for silverware next season.

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Malcom has attracted huge attention from numerous European clubs this year and was linked with a January move to North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. The 52-year-old won a whopping 11 domestic trophies in three seasons at the French giants - including three league titles - but ultimately paid the price for the club's "failings" in Europe.

There is also talk that former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique could become their new manager. The Spaniard has overtaken his competitors in the race to land the prestigious job at Stamford Bridge.

This comes following the news that Maurizio Sarri is unlikely to take up the role at Stamford Bridge.

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Despite leaving a post with the Serie A club at the end of the 2017-18 season and seeing Carlo Ancelotti appointed as his successor, Sarri remains tied to a contract in Naples.

John Obi Mikel has accused Antonio Conte of disrespecting him after being forced to leave Chelsea in January previous year.

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