Antonio Conte has called on Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Hugo Lloris to help deliver Champions League qualification for his inconsistent side.
From his personality to his difference of opinion in transfers, here we look at three reasons the Italian only lasted two seasons with the Blues.
Conte leaves with the best win percentage 65.1% of any of Chelsea's managers in the Premier League era.
The polish on Conte's tenure at Chelsea has become tarnished both at boardroom level and amongst his players.
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Conte is said to have infuriated several Chelsea stars with his intense personality and regimented training sessions.
To avoid the unpleasant prospect of watching Mourinho celebrating at his expense, Antonio Conte needs to find a way to unify his team following last weekend's shambolic 3-0 loss at Newcastle.
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Chelsea defender Cahill is adamant about lifting the trophy at Wembley would be the equal of Tottenham's top four finish.
Chelsea are in grave danger of missing out on Champions League football for a second time in three seasons.
Chelsea's fourth defeat in five league games left Conte's reigning EPL title-holders five points adrift of the top four.
Chelsea head to Manchester lagging 22 points behind City and look certain to have to surrender the title to Guardiola's men.
Conte coached Italy from 2014 to the quarter-finals of the 2016 European Championship before taking over at Chelsea.
Liverpool is in prime position to pounce, hosting West Ham after a 10-day break following the 5-0 demolition of Porto.
Conte welcomed his selection headache ahead of a vital few weeks for the English champions after a much-changed side thrashed Hull City 4-0 to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Conte is relieved to have options again up front in Olivier Giroud and fit-again Alvaro Morata ahead of what the Italian says is a "massive" few weeks for Chelsea.
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Conte's name was sung loudly around Stamford Bridge as the brilliance of Belgian Hazard either side of a second-half strike from Victor Moses moved Chelsea back into the top four.
Chelsea manager Conte believes blame should be shared for the dramatic slump that has the Italian fighting for his job.
Antonio Conte said Friday that his Chelsea players must take their share of the blame for recent poor results but repeated his commitment to the reigning Premier League champions.
Misjudging his power base, Conte felt winning the league should allow him much more say in who came and went from his squad.