Conte not surprised with Alvaro Morata’s impressive start at Chelsea

Conte not surprised with Alvaro Morata’s impressive start at Chelsea

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Antonio Conte spoke today ahead of tomorrow’s game against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, kick-off time 5.30PM BST.

The Italian manager hailed Alvaro Morata, who started really well this Chelsea experience scoring also in the last Champions League win against Atletico Madrid: “I am not surprised because I know Alvaro very well, for sure to arrive and play in this league it’s not simple, I think you need time to adapt and he did it very well”.

“I am happy and I hope he continues like this, for him it’s the first chance to play regularly as a number 9, he’s got this responsibility, he is coping with the pressure and he’s playing very well.”

Chelsea signed the former Juventus striker from Real Madrid on an initial £58m fee this summer.