Antonio Conte praises Michy Batshuayi in possible hint new Chelsea striker not required

Michy Batshuayi in action against Brighton (Getty)

Antonio Conte has heavily praised Michy Batshuayi in a signal the Belgian striker could yet have a future at Chelsea.

The forward started in the 4-0 win over Brighton at the weekend, despite much speculation he will be leaving the club.

He played his part in an impressive performance from Antonio Conte’s side and the Chelsea manager was impressed.

‘In this case, I think Batshuayi played a really good game,’ said the Italian coach. ‘He didn’t score but he worked very well for the team, he did what I asked him to do, and a no.9 is an important player and important point of reference for our team. I was… Read the full story

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