Conte said it was quite unfortunate that the ex-Super Eagles defender is quitting his role as Technical Director but he also wished him well in his future endeavors.
I am very sorry to see Michael leave Chelsea, and I would like to thank him for all his help and support since I arrived at this club. I have enjoyed working with him very much, we celebrated a Premier League title together in May, and I wish him the very best for the future." Conte stated.
Emenalo however arrived at Chelsea in 2007, and in 10 years at Stamford Bridge has contributed to a period of unprecedented success for the first team and Academy.
Since 2011, he has been the club’s technical director, supporting the work of the first team management, leading the club's international and domestic scouting network and assisting in driving the technical programmes of the club's Academy and international youth network.