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Chelsea Boss Provides Update On In-Form Morata

Chelsea Boss Provides Update On In-Form Morata

By SL International - Oct 01, 2017 12:07 PM

Chelsea's record signing Alvaro Morata limped off in the loss to Manchester City, and Antonio Conte has now provided an update on the striker's injury.

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The Spanish forward had to be taken off after 35 minutes against the Citizens on Saturday evening, as the Blues went on to lose 1-0.

However, Conte claims it was the player's decision to come off as he didn't want to risk getting seriously injured.

"I don't think it's a serious problem because he stopped before it will become a serious injury.

"He said to me, 'Coach, I prefer to stop myself otherwise I risk a bad injury'. I don't know.

"The doctor now in the next days has to check the situation, but I don't think he's available for the national team.

"It's normal when you play three massive games in only seven days, you must consider this aspect [fatigue].

"We needed to take this risk because Morata for us is an important player."

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fofos Joined: 03 Feb 2014
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fofos Oct 02, 2017 07:48 AM
I hate Conte for treating Costa like s***
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kzorog Joined: 13 Jan 2017
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kzorog Oct 01, 2017 05:41 PM
One more striker plz conte
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Myaka weliPhefeni Oct 01, 2017 01:00 PM
costa tears wll follow u conte untill u ask forgiveness to him bcz was doing everything for ur team to save ur job bt at the end u dump him lyk a useless player.what happen yesterday is good for u sum big bad luck is cuming
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jinks Oct 01, 2017 12:54 PM
Antonio, yesterdays performance was poor you better do something else.......remember you almost lost to Atlentical Madrid as well.

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