Chelsea appoint Italy boss as head coach

Chelsea have appointed Italy coach Antonio Conte as their new first-team head coach, the club have announced.
The 46-year-old will begin a three-year contract following his country's participation in Euro 2016.
"I am proud to be the coach of the national team of my country and only a role as attractive as manager of Chelsea could follow that," he said.

Guus Hiddink, who replaced the sacked Jose Mourinho, will remain in charge of the Blues until the end of the season.
Conte is the fifth Italian to manage Chelsea, following Gianluca Vialli, Claudio Ranieri, Carlo Ancelotti and Roberto Di Matteo.
"We are very pleased to have recruited one of the most highly regarded managers in world football," said Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia.
"We are equally pleased to do so before the end of the current season. This aids our future planning."
Conte guided Juventus to three straight Serie A titles between 2011/12 and 2013/2014 before taking over Italy.

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