Alvaro Morata Returns For Chelsea's Crunch Clash At Home To Huddersfield

Conte dismisses rumours about Morata's move to Juventus

Antonio Conte plays down chances of Alvaro Morata leaving Chelsea amid Juventus links

'I made a rotation also against Burnley. This is football and to speak one day, you have always risk'. To make rotations means to play people like [Alvaro] Morata, Willian and [Andreas] Christensen who could play every game.

"The situation wasn't in our hands and for sure the possibility is less than before", Conte said.

"Alvaro Morata has also been disappointing for Chelsea, but we have had glimpses of his talent at different times in the campaign", Murphy told the London Evening Standard. Like today, we played an intense game with a will and desire to get three points.

If Chelsea's half-hearted lap of honour gave clues to the club's awful season, they were also offered on the future of their manager and most expensive defender ever.

The Spain worldwide last started a game against Burnley on April 19 and was left out of the squad entirely for the 1-0 win over Liverpool last time out.

Huddersfield soared into 16th place on 37 points, four clear of 18th-placed Swansea, who now have to rely on what manager Carlos Carvalhal has called a "miracle" if they are to survive.

Chelsea have two remaining fixtures before the Premier League season concludes, and with the club sitting just two points off the top four, Wednesday night's match against Huddersfield and Sunday's match against Newcastle will be seen as must-win games.

"But we must respect Huddersfield".

According to Goal, however, Chelsea are "unlikely" to let their man go for less than the €75 million they spent on him, and "there is a feeling around the club" that he will improve.

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