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Conte admits squad rotation as Musonda looks set for a chance

Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he will rotate his squad against Qarabag in the Champions League this week, saying that changes within the team are a must when playing in a European competition. Conte doesn’t necessarily have the biggest squad available for him to rotate, but the Italian will hope that the players he drafts …

Kante is the best player in the Premier League, says Conte

Antonio Conte believes midfielder N’Golo Kante is the best player in the Premier League following his brilliant performance against former club Leicester City on Saturday. Kante scored against the Foxes with a brilliant 25-yard strike as Chelsea ran out 2-1 winners, and it’s fair to say the Frenchman has had a perfect time throughout his …

Hazard jokingly digs at Morata for his finishing

Morata

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has jokingly told teammate Alvaro Morata that he needs to improve his finishing with his feet, after the Spaniard scored his third headed goal for the club last weekend. Morata scored the opener for the Blues in their 2-1 victory away to Leicester City, adding to his headed goal tally which …

Conte: Be patient with Hazard

Hazard

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has urged fans to be patient with Eden Hazard as he continues to return from the fractured ankle he suffered earlier in the summer. Hazard is one of the Premier League’s best, and played an integral role in the Blues title winning side last season. But after suffering an ankle fracture …

Moses thanks Conte and relishes the challenge for places

Two or three years ago, one would not have expected Victor Moses to be a starter for Chelsea week in week out. Chelsea signed Moses from Wigan Athletic back in 2012 for £9m, but he never really made a name for himself at the club, as well as at Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham where …

Striker reveals reason behind Chelsea snub

Conte

Romelu Lukaku seemed destined to return to Chelsea this summer. The Belgian is one of the Premier Leagues hottest strikers, and joining back with the champions looked to be a certainty ahead of the new season. As it turned out of course, the 24-year-old joined rivals Manchester United and left Chelsea to sign Alvaro Morata …

Courtois calls for calm over Hazard return

Hazard

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has called for calm when Eden Hazard returns to action for the club, saying the forward will not be at the level he was at last season straight away. Belgium became the first team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia, after blitzing their group. The Belgian Red Devils’ …

Mbappe reveals Chelsea trial

Kylian Mbappe has revealed that he spent a week on trial at Chelsea when he was 11-years-old. The French superstar also revealed that he played in a game alongside current Blues stars Tammy Abraham and Jeremie Boga, who are both on loan at Swansea and Birmingham respectively. The teenage wonderkid, who joined PSG this summer …

Leicester City vs Chelsea: Match Preview and Predictions

Conte

Chelsea travel to the King Power Stadium on Saturday to face Leicester City and will hope to continue their fine form of late. The Blues go into the match having won two and lost one in the Premier League so far this season, while Leicester have had a single victory and two defeats. It will …

Mourinho claims Chelsea were better under his management

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted Chelsea were a better side when under his management than they are under current boss Antonio Conte. During an interview with The Times, the Portuguese said that his title winning Chelsea side has been ignored compared to last season’s winners under Conte. Mourinho has had two spells in …

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