Chelsea manager Antonio Conte took the Premier League by storm last season as he conquered what as been the dubbed to most difficult League in his debut season.
Ahead of the upcoming season, the Blues manager reckons that the challenge will be more difficult for him this time around, according to reports.
Conte dropped as the manager of Italian national team and took charge of the Blues team last term. They had finished in an unfamiliar 10th position in the League but Conte transformed the squad of the Blues with his tactical prowess.
The Italian tactician did not just win the Premier League, he started a revolution the League that has seen most of the teams chang their formation. Conte changed to playing with a back three after his side was thumped by Arsenal in the first half of the season and it paid off. Clubs like Arsenal and the Manchester clubs have followed suit.
Chelsea did not just clinch the Premier League title, they did it on the backdrop a record 30 wins in the build up to their conquest.
The Blues will now take on Arsenal in the Curtain-raiser of the Premier League on Sunday and speaking ahead of the game, Conte admits the difficulty to winning the EPL.
“For sure, for me, it will be the most difficult season of my career,” he said. “I’m sure about this
“I haven’t a lot of time to explain a lot of these reasons. But I’m sure about this. I have this perception and I hope I’ve made a mistake.
“In England, the pressure is high and you have to live with that pressure. In England, the league is strong, the strongest in the world.