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Antonio Conte Reveals How he will React to Face Chelsea

Antonio Conte, who was appointed by Spurs in November, managed Chelsea from 2016 to 2018, has revealed how he will feel facing his former side for the first time since returning to the English Premier League. The Italian won the English Premier League and FA Cup with Chelsea before leaving to join Inter Milan.

Antonio Conte Says He will be Delighted to Face Chelsea

The “manager was asked how he will fell going to faces former side, and he said: I spent two amazing seasons, I created a lot of friendships at the club,” Conte said: “I thank Chelsea because they gave me the possibility to work in England.” The Italian added: “Now, I’m the manager of Tottenham, and I want to give this club 100% and more to try to improve the team.

Antonio Conte Reveals How He Will React To Face Chelsea

Antonio Conte also said: “It’ll be good, and for sure I’ll have emotion to come back to Stamford Bridge.” Spurs have fresh Covid-19 concerns, but Conte, who was waiting for the results of some of his players’ tests, did not say who could miss out. Cristian Romero, Ryan Sessegnon (both hamstring) and Steven Bergwijn (calf) are all injured.

For Chelsea, their top striker Romelu Lukaku returns to the squad after apologising for an interview, saying he was not happy at the club. He was dropped for Sunday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Liverpool but returned to training after talks with boss Thomas Tuchel. Trevoh Chalobah, who suffered an injury in their 2-2 draw with Liverpool, is doubtful for the game and fellow-centre back Andreas Christensen is a doubt, but German striker Timo Werner could feature after a few weeks out.

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