Antonio Conte hints at fourth Chelsea summer signing

One player who's been demonstrating many of those qualities fairly consistently so far this pre-season is Michy Batshuayi, who's squad spot is no longer assured at Chelsea after the arrival of Álvaro Morata and the resurrection of the Fernando Llorente rumors.

His goal at West Brom sealed the Premier League title last season as well as he revealed his ending up expertise once again in Beijing with 2 professional left-foot strikes. First, the 23-year-old caught Per Mertesacker unawares to score left-footed from just outside the box in the 42nd minute - just two minutes after Willian's opener.

"After a tough season, it's very important always to look back, to see the season and then to understand very well", he said in the Mail on Sunday when asked if had considered his future in May. "It is a physical league and a very strong league".

He eventually committed to a new contract this month - improving the terms of the final two years of his deal - but has acknowledged he was weighing up his options even after winning the title.

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Batshuayi has talented and still has a lot of potential to improve.

The Blues have evidently opted to back their manager, handing him a new contract and signing Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for a club-record fee.

The global forward sustained an injury during his side's 3-0 victory over Arsenal at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing on Saturday and had to be taken to a hospital, reports Efe.

"This season the target is the same but it won't be easy, because you can see Man City, Man United, the other teams as well are trying to reinforce and we are changing a lot".

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"I think it was a game of a good level where we finally lost well", Wenger told reporters.

Eden Hazard is injured, out until September, Costa has been exiled in the hope of completing a move to Atletico Madrid, and Pedro suffered concussion and facial injuries in a heavy collision with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina on Saturday. For me the striker is very important, he is a point of reference. I'm sure we will have more opportunities ahead of us'.

He said: "I have been competing for 15 seasons. Because he stayed in Chelsea for many years and played a lot of games and showed good characteristics to be this".

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