Antonio Conte hints at fifth Chelsea signing ahead of Singapore tour

Jul 24, 2017, 01:00
Antonio Conte hints at fifth Chelsea signing ahead of Singapore tour

He scored twice against Fulham in a friendly played behind closed doors, but added a more impressive brace in the 3-0 triumph over rivals Arsenal in Beijing on Saturday.

Conte has not given any hints as to who the latest player to join his team will be but fans will be hopeful of another top signing, as the Blues seek to retain the Premier League title they won last season.

"In the second part of last season, Cesc played a lot of games and he was an important player for us to reach our target of winning the league and also to reach the final of the FA Cup. It is a physical league and a very strong league". After one year he is working very well and he is improving.

"I tried to play two teams with a mixture of regular players and young players".

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He told the Italian media: 'I'm proud to wear this shirt, I've bought into an important project here and I'm happy to be here.

He also spoke about his family, who he missed as the season wore on previous year, but revealed that they will be travelling to London this season to give him support.

Chelsea winger Pedro is to travel back to the United Kingdom from their pre-season tour of Asia after suffering a concussion against Arsenal.

"The manager has said himself it is a long season ahead with lots of games and we will need all the players to be ready for whenever the manager needs us".

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The England worldwide joined Chelsea from Bolton Wanderers in January 2012 and has gone on to make 239 appearances for the club in all competitions over his five-and-a-half seasons at Stamford Bridge. We all did. I think we were all at the disposal of the manager when we were called upon.

Chelsea did lose winger Pedro midway through the first half after he suffered suspected concussion following a clash with the Arsenal goalkeeper, David Ospina.

Click on this link if you want to find out more about how to win the trip of a lifetime or train with Chelsea's stars. When Costa is in the right frame of mind, he chases down passes relentlessly, pursuing seemingly lost causes but has the tendency to try and try again rather than work a different angle.

"It was a difficult season, a hard season, a very tough season for me and my staff".

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This isn't necessarily to replace Moses, given the fantastic season he had en route to the title, but to support him, rotate with him and compete for the role and consequently help improve him. He's a player with the right prospect for Chelsea.

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