Didier Drogba: What I really think about Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

The Chelsea legend talks up Antonio Conte as the Blues close in on the Premier League title

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Didier Drogba has heaped praise on Chelsea manager Antonio Conte.

The Blues boss took over the reins at Stamford Bridge at the end of the 2015-16 season when Chelsea finished in a disappointing tenth place.

Conte wasted no time signing five players in the summer transfer window, including Marcos Alonso, David Luiz and N’Golo Kante.

Chelsea have faltered in recent weeks after a run of two defeats in four Premier League games to offer second-placed Tottenham Hotspur encouragement in the title race.

The west London side suffered a 2-0 loss to bitter rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera.

Chelsea legend Drogba, though, has faith in the Blues manager ahead of the FA Cup semi-final clash against Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday evening.

“What a team – character, attitude, desire to win games and hard work. He’s really doing a good job there,” Drogba told Soccer AM.

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Chelsea are four points clear of Tottenham with seven games to play in the Premier League title race.

The Blues have only lost four games in the 2016-17 Premier League season.

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