That Roman Abramovich is a very demanding owner is no secret. Ask the likes of Carlo Ancelotti and Roberto Di Matteo, and they will tell you how obsessed the Russian billionaire is with success, and in some cases, instant success.
The oil magnate, who bought the club in 2003, ushered the club into a decade of immense success. The club has won multiple league titles and even the Champions League since then, but has also seen as many as 10 managers go in and out of the club.
Antonio Conte was brought in to save the sinking ship at Stamford Bridge, the ship which started sinking last season, as Jose Mourinho’s side lost 9 of the first 16 matches. Guus Hiddink had been appointed earlier, on an interim basis after Mourinho’s sacking. He managed to somehow save Chelsea from ending the season in the lower half of the table.
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