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Antonio Conte wants aggression and high intensity from Chelsea

New signing N'Golo Kante must be prepared to be included in Chelsea's squad rotation under Antonio Conte.
Antonio Conte expects a Manchester United side under Jose Mourinho to be challenging for the Premier League title.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says transfer fees are remarkable following Juventus' move for Gonzalo Higuain.

New boss Antonio Conte wants to develop Chelsea into a team who play with aggression and intensity, as he prepares for his first season in the Premier League.

The Blues will have no European distractions having finished 10th in the league last season, and Conte will be using the new campaign to mould his side into the style that he has adopted in every team he has managed.

"I like it if my team plays with great aggression and high intensity. I like to see that," Conte said.

"We train to prepare...

 By Colin Udoh

John Obi Mikel denies donating cash to Nigeria Olympics squad teammates

John Obi Mikel is the captain of Nigeria's Olympic football team.

ATLANTA -- Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has denied media reports that he donated $30,000 to assist his cash-strapped teammates in the country's Olympics team.

The Nigeria under-23 squad, together with select overage players like Mikel, are training in Atlanta ahead of next month's Olympics in Brazil.

Reports on Thursday claimed that Mikel had pitched in with the money to assist the team, but the Chelsea star told ESPN FC there was no truth to them.

"I was first told of this story by a friend who...

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Juan Cuadrado fits my idea of football

Juan Cuadrado is set to play a key role at Chelsea after he was praised by manager Antonio Conte.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has insisted he wants to keep Juan Cuadrado at the club, saying he fits his "idea of football."

The Colombia international failed to live up to expectations during his first six months at Stamford Bridge, and was shipped out to Juventus on loan for the 2015-16 season.

Conte was keen on signing Cuadrado during his own stint at Juventus, and is now grateful that he's amongst his current playing staff.

Cuadrado was a 67th-minute substitute vs Liverpool on Thursday, and Conte...

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Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Cesc Fabregas sorry over Ragnar challenge

Cesc Fabregas felt the referee failed to control proceedings during their 1-0 win over Liverpool.
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas was sent off for this late challenge on Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan.
Gary Cahill's early header helped Chelsea see off Liverpool, despite Cesc Fabregas' red card.
Gary Cahill's early header helped Chelsea see off Liverpool, despite Cesc Fabregas' red card.
Antonio Conte admits early season fatigue was behind Cesc Fabregas' sending off.
Jurgen Klopp had no problem with the nature of Liverpool's ICC loss to Chelsea, despite a sending off and numerous yellows.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and midfielder Cesc Fabregas have apologised to Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan after the Spain international was sent off for a reckless challenge in the teams' International Champions Cup clash.

Gary Cahill's early header proved to be the difference as Chelsea secured a 1-0 win at the Rose Bowl, but the match was overshadowed by Fabregas' dismissal in the 70th minute.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said after the game that Fabregas "came by us in the dressing room and...