As he was still in the final year of a three-season contract, Conte is due a £9m payoff which the club will contest.
Chelsea had confirmed yesterday that Antonio Conte was relieved of his duties after two years in charge.
Conte produced a record 30 Premier League wins during his maiden season, which has since been thwarted by Manchester City's 32 victories last season, while he now boasts Chelsea's longest consecutive league wins with 13.
"We wish Antonio every success in his future career", the statement read.
Chelsea have finally announced that Antonio Conte has left the club after months of speculation surrounding his future.
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Giovanni Martusciello, who is now the technical collaborator of Inter Milan, has reportedly turned down the chance to join Maurizio Sarri's coaching staff at Chelsea.
The 26-year-old joined from Torino for £23m last summer but has failed to make an impact at Stamford Bridge, with many of his 22 Premier League appearances last season coming as a substitute.
After Christmas they suffered back-to-back league defeats twice - first by Bournemouth and Watford, and then against Manchester City and Manchester United - and a run of four-straight wins late in the campaign could not secure a top-four finish.
After leaving Chelsea, Terry signed on to play with Aston Villa in the Championship last season. Sarri and Higuain worked together at Napoli.
Only two managers have recorded a better points average than him in the Premier League.
Conte's volcanic intensity also alienated some insiders, including leading players whose discontent filtered out.