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Conte: Chelsea Cannot Compete With Man City & Man Utd

Antonio Conte: Chelsea Cannot Compete With Manchester City & Manchesterr United

By Keegan Kruger - Jan 24, 2018 10:28 AM @KeeganKruger

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has claimed that the Blues cannot compete with the likes of Manchester City and Manchester United in a particular area.

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The former Juventus manager believes the spending power the two Manchester clubs have is unmatchable, and has insisted his side cannot compete with their finances.

"These two clubs can become seriously dangerous for other teams in the world," Conte said, as quoted by the Daily Express.

"They are strong already and want to invest. For Alexis Sanchez, only one or two clubs can pay this salary.

"There are two teams in this league who are top, and they stay there. The others have to fight. It's not simple to think about finishing above them.

"We were never in this race for Sanchez because of the salary. But we're not worried. If you work, you can fight these big teams.

"Last year we won the league with a little miracle. But situations change. It's the truth. If you have money, you can have the best players. Otherwise, you find other ways."

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Conte is rumoured to be unhappy with Chelsea's transfer policy of late, although they have been linked with Roma's Emerson Palmieri and Edin Dzeko in recent weeks.

Do you agree with the Italian's sentiments? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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mofokemh Joined: 19 Sep 2017
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mofokemh Jan 24, 2018 03:40 PM
lol they complain abt salaries
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NHLANHLA1 Joined: 11 Feb 2014
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NHLANHLA1 Jan 24, 2018 03:21 PM
This coach is busy signing cows abo drinkwater mxm
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Evergreenmessi Jan 24, 2018 12:38 PM
Abramovic is getting bankrupt in the last 13yrs Chelsea were top on the food chained now it's psg mn United real Madrid,Man city and Barcelona May be but we there competing well on competitions normal money stress
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Ruud-Krol(mugabel) Jan 24, 2018 12:37 PM
You chased away a great striker in Costa then wasted money on Cowrata now you are crying. Mxm.
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MatlalaSPORT3000 Jan 24, 2018 11:34 AM
Pay £200m for sandro and dybala and sell hazard
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Jan 24, 2018 11:14 AM
Nonsense chelsea can compete with whoever they want
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Izec247 Joined: 08 May 2012
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Izec247 Jan 24, 2018 11:13 AM
Chelsea won the league last season. So Conte's excuse this season is baseless
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Piratesfan Joined: 17 Jun 2010
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Piratesfan Jan 24, 2018 11:00 AM
Chelsea had no equals when it came to spending when abramovich took over chelsea. Then came Arabs with their oil money now Chelsea are crying. What hypocrisy.
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jan 24, 2018 10:45 AM
just the other year the same chelsea beat every giant in getting Hazard, willian, costa, Morata all of a sudden they acting humble ?
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Tque Joined: 03 Nov 2017
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Tque Jan 24, 2018 10:42 AM
what are you talking Conte ? Chelsea is owned a Russian billionaire and if they can afford to 75M pounds for Madrid bench warmer Morata it means they can compete with anyone.

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