Hiddink says Conte is man enough to handle Chelsea pressure

Hiddink says Conte is man enough to handle Chelsea pressure

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink, believes the newly acquired manager of the club Antonio Conte has the experience to deal with the pressure of turning Chelsea's fortunes around next season.

Hiddink says Conte is man enough to handle Chelsea pressure

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Football.com reports that Hiddink who remains unbeaten in 14 top-flight matches at the helm since taking over believes the Italian can handle the pressure from the club’s hierarchy, supporters and players.

He knows with the departure of Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard, whilst their captain John Terry looks set to leave, there would be a gap of players with the knowledge of Chelsea’s culture.

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Chelsea are only 10th on the table but the Dutchman has confidence in former Juventus coach Conte to take the club forward.

Hiddink told the press in his pre-match media conference ahead of Saturday's trip to Swansea City that when you look at Conte’s record, he had a good spell in Juve and they were always keen to play for titles.

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