Brazilian defender Luiz has seen his Chelsea future throw into doubt in recent weeks after Conte dropped him from several first-team squads, and now stories have appeared in the media linking Luiz with a move to Real Madrid.
However, Conte really didn’t enjoy being asked about his player during his most recent press conference.
When the query was put to him ahead of tonight’s clash with Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge, the fiery Italian took exception to the journalist in question – and demanded to know why he’d gone down this line of inquiry:
Antonio Conte did not appreciate being questioned about David Luiz! pic.twitter.com/QcEy7v20hm
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) December 5, 2017
To be fair, it seems like a perfectly reasonable question to us but, if Antonio Conte reacted that way to our remark, we’d probably need a fresh set of boxer-shorts.
Where do you think Luiz will be playing next season?