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Conte says he did consider quitting Chelsea this summer

Alvaro Morata GETTY Alvaro Morata will join Chelsea from Real Madrid
Tobias Pedroso | 23 Julio, 2017, 21:45

Conte revealed on Friday that the 28-year-old frontman, who has not travelled to Asia, was told in January he was not part of the club's plans.

Antonio Conte has already been busy in the summer transfer market having signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero, defender Antonio Rudiger, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and striker Alvaro Morata. "He deserved the help of a teammate, and I have huge affection for him". Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham were doing battle over Ross Barkley from Everton, with the Goodison Park club demanding £50 million.

Here's a look at why he is a step up from Costa. "The club will take care of any bids that may come in".

In the six years that Emenalo has been technical director, Chelsea have won two Premier League titles, one FA Cup, one League Cup, one Champions League and one Europa League - totaling six titles in six years - averaging one title a year.

He has recently dispatched off one of those responsibilities by overseeing the signing of striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid.

He joined the Blues in the hope of dislodging Spanish international Diego Costa as the Blues central striker.

As things stand, Ajax would arguably be a better club than Chelsea to continue his football education.

Candreva scored eight times in 45 appearances for Inter during the 2016-17 season.

"For sure it was a good game".

Meanwhile, 39% of Morata's tally came from headed efforts. The injury scare overshadowed a brilliant performance by Michy Batshuayi.

Former Lazio star Candreva impressed for Inter last season and his agent refused to rule out a switch to Stamford Bridge this summer. "My daughter is at an age when it's very important to see her grow, to stay every day with her. And also with my wife". We have yet to see the two signings play with Arsenal's typical starting eleven.

By the way, it was obvious there was no truth in the whole textgate scandal thingy, because I know budgie smugglers don't have pockets, so... no room for a phone. However, Morata is positively dewy-eyed about Conte.