Willian vs Antonio Conte. Willian cut a frustrated figure under Conte at times. Chelsea winger Willian says it was "very difficult" to work with former Blues boss Antonio Conte but admitted he has high expectations for new manager Maurizio Sarri. The Football Association has issued an apology after its official FA Cup Twitter account posted an image originally by Chelsea forward Willian which appeared to mock Antonio Conte. Fans of Chelsea have this afternoon flocked to Twitter to slam Willian, after the Brazilian covered up Bluesâ boss Antonio Conte in an Instagram post following the â¦ The Brazil playmaker did not start any games after reacting angrily to being substituted in the FA Cup semi-final against Southampton on April 22. The FA Cup account tweeted out that Willian covering up Antonio Conte was their 'Award for Creativity' (Photo via Twitter/@EmiratesFACup) Heavily criticised for a tweet from their account involving Harry Kane and Chris Smalling back in April, a number of irate fans hit out at the tweet and called for it to be deleted immediately. THE FA have been accused of mocking Antonio Conte by awarding Willian for his social media dig at him after the FA Cup final. A tweet from the FA Cupâs official account on Monday said the Braâ¦ Willian came off the bench in the 91st minute of Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United at Wembley, which the Blues won 1-0. As it was 'World Emoji Day' Willian had covered Conte using the trophy emoji, so that he didn't form part of the photo.. Willian and Conte didn't have a great relationship, and under his management the Brazilian only started 20 Premier â¦ Willian, who scored 63 goals in 339 appearances for Chelsea, was not at his happiest during Conteâs two years in charge and almost ended up joining Mourinho at â¦ He started only 20 Premier League matches for Chelsea last season, featuring as a substitute on a further 16 occasions. The London Evening Standard have scored some exclusively quotes from Chelseaâs Brazilian star Willian. It caused quite a stir and Willian has finally revealed exactly why he didn't like working with the 49-year-old coach. "I hope he [Sarri] is not like Conte," said Willian to ESPN Brazil . While Antonio Conte was still the manager of Chelsea Football Club, winger Willian decided to take a massive dig at the Italian on social media, back in â¦ The image was posted on twitter by Willian, and showed Chelsea's FA Cup celebrations at Wembley, with Conte obscured.