"But at the same time we have to try to do everything to fight for a place in Champions League". It's very difficult for me but since this season I'm listening to a lot of speculation about my future. but the only truth is I am committed for this club, I have a contract for this club, I'm working very hard for this club.
With only seven games remaining, Conte's two-year reign at Stamford Bridge looks set to finish with his departure at the end of the season, with widespread reports Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is considering moves for ex-Barcelona boss Luis Enrique and Juventus chief Max Allegri.
"We dominated the game and created many, many chances to score but we didn't and that explains our season". This game describes it very well.
"We have to improve, we must win this game". I was lucky to know him and speak with him many times.
'I hope my players are frustrated, because that is the right mentality'.
Conte admits something needs to chance for Chelsea to break into the top four but is not holding his breath. Tottenham maintained their fine run with victory on Saturday.
Both teams had chances to win the match, and the Hammers will feel aggrieved that they didn't get a penalty in the 86th minute when N'Golo Kante did not get the ball in tackling Arnautovic.
Marcos Alonso nearly spared Chelsea's blushes with a thunderous strike, but Hart finished as West Ham's hero with superb saves to keep out that effort and one from an Olivier Giroud header.
'The other teams go straight up and are willing to suffer and we have struggled a lot and in this game it sums up in a ideal way'.
"We must be realistic", he said. He's had a great career. Just moments after Joe Hart produced a terrific save to deny Willian, a corner kick scramble lead to Cesar Azpilicueta tapping in from close range to give his side the deserved 1-0 advantage. You have to share, you have to understand what the reasons are for this result - to understand what is the percentage of the responsibility between these three parts: "club, coach and players".