Ex-Red Jamie Carragher: 'It will be tough to replicate what Conte did'
- The former Liverpool defender hails Conte's achievements and states beating City to a title will be an extremely difficult task for the next manager
"Losing Antonio Conte is a big blow for the Premier League," Carragher told Sky Sports News.
Only Jose Mourinho (67%) has a higher win percentage as Chelsea manager with 100+ games than Antonio Conte (65%).— Squawka Football (@Squawka) July 13, 2018
Both suffered the same fate. pic.twitter.com/TZ3Vm5PnSu
"I think he's been brilliant. He changed to three at the back at Chelsea and it seemed like the whole country changed to it - even England did. He's had a major impact in English football. To come in and win the league then the FA Cup in your first two years is some achievement.
"You always think with Chelsea: 'how can they lose this top manager and bring another one in' but they've always done it and carried on being successful. It's the Roman Abramovich way.
"It will be tough to replicate what Conte did as the competition is so fierce with Manchester City pushing on."