Morata injury not serious, says Conte

Posted October 02, 2017

"Now I have all of these things and I'm very happy", Morata told British media.

Wayne Bridge admits that he has been impressed by Alvaro Morata's fast start to life at Chelsea following his move from Real Madrid in the summer.

When Kante signed for Chelsea from Leicester City, many doubted that he would be able to replicate his incredible form from his first season in England. Our start wasn't so easy.

When asked whether he could recall a better performance from an English side playing away in European competition, he said: "I can't think of one, Eden Hazard was spectacular".

Hazard has only recently regained full fitness after a spell out injured, although the former Lille man looked back to his sharp self in Madrid on Wednesday, whilst De Bruyne has been pulling the strings of the league's best attack all season.

After Chelsea's win at Atletico, Conte said his side were being "penalised" by the proximity of the fixture with City, who beat Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. However, Chelsea will surely miss Morata more than City will Sergio Aguero and United will Pogba.

Some of those problems were created by Conte's insistence to stick with the 3-5-2 rather than the more sensible 3-4-3 that would've afforded Chelsea another forward.

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Whoever comes out on top remains far from obvious, although whoever gains the upper hand at Stamford Bridge this Saturday may see their efforts rewarded greatly come May.

If anyone needed some extra motivation to play well in one of the season's biggest games then Eden Hazard may have just provided Raheem Sterling with some. He's great in the air and Batshuayi can only match him for his finishing ability, without being as effective at the rest of the jobs that are paramount for a modern striker.

"It was a day off, I prefer to talk about my players and not other players or clubs". I think Pep is a really good coach. I think he's the best.

Even after a last minute victor against Atletico Madrid and a title winning goal against West Brom, Batshuayi still isn't trusted.

"Every single player performed very well in this game".

"We came here to try to win this game and we did".

"N'Golo Kante played an incredible game, but we are used to seeing that because he is a fantastic player", Conte said after Chelsea's win over Leicester.