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Conte scoffs at claims he's lost Chelsea dressing room: No manager sacked by player power

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has fired a warning at his underperforming players: you won't get me sacked.

After defeat to Watford, Conte has dismissed claims he could be axed this week as his players are no longer fighting for him.

The Italian declared: "Do you think a club can decide to sack a coach if there is not the support of the players? Only here you think this. You think the players have this power? This is wrong.

"When I was a player, I was captain of Juventus, I never, never spoke about a coach with my club. And if the club asked me, this is not my problem.

"I repeat: my task is to work with these players. I have honest players who show me every day great commitment and great behaviour. The question is for you to find something wrong or create a problem with the club, and then the players. I do my job; I do my work. If this is enough, it's okay, otherwise I go home and I have zero problem to sleep well."

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