Page 641 


Antonio Conte’s Chelsea could make Alex Ferguson eat his words

Sir Alex Ferguson during the UEFA Euro 2020 Glasgow Logo Launch

Antonio Conte had done a sterling job in fudging his responses to questions about his team’s role in the title race but there was the merest hint of a mask slipping when it was put to him that Sir Alex Ferguson, quoted last week, had not included Chelsea in his five-strong list of Premier League contenders.