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Inter Milan coach Conte wins unfair dismissal case against Chelsea

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has won his unfair dismissal case against former club Chelsea.

But he was only awarded slightly more than £85,000 in compensation after an employment judge upheld his claim.

It comes a few days after the club announced it had paid out more than £26million over the sacking of the Italian manager and his backroom staff.

Employment Judge Andrew Glennie said: "The complaint of unfair dismissal is well founded.

"The respondent shall pay to the claimant a basic award of £1,524 and a compensatory award of £83,682, being a total of £85,206."

Last week the club's accounts showed they paid a total of £26.6m in compensation and legal costs to Conte and their former manager's backroom staff.

Judge Glennie said: "Written reasons will not be provided unless a request is presented by either party within 14 days."

The club did not contest the case that was heard in London in August and the judgement was made last Friday.

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