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Chelsea boss Conte tells Costacurta to stay home: I want to see out contract

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has shut down talk of taking the Italy job for a second time in charge.

FIGC vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta claimed he was on his way to London to hold talks with his ex-international teammate.

However, Conte said: “I can tell you that Costacurta is a friend and we played together in the national team in 1994.

“Maybe he forgot that I have 18 months on my contract at Chelsea and my will and desire is to fulfil this contract.

“I think from the start of this season there are a lot of speculation and rumours. The only thing that I can say now is that I have 18 months left and my will and desire is to stay here and do my work.

“This is my will. I don't see problems about this. Speculation about my future? I don't know why. My intention and will is to respect the contract. We signed three years and that is my will to respect the contract.

“From the start of the season if you remember there were a lot of speculations to be sacked.

“I am not interested in this and my only desire is to do my work. We know very well the difficulty. We must be prepared and we know very well which is our path of this future.

“As you know very well I trust in my work and this is the only thing that I trust, in my work."

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