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Published: Sun, January 07, 2018
Sport | By Billy Aguilar

Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity

Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity

Despite the Italian manager calling out for more signings at the club following a disappointing summer transfer window, Conte earlier claimed that he does not play a major role in the club's transfer negotiations.

Chelsea have been unable to prise left back Alex Sandro from Juventus, while Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal is another player Conte would love to sign. Conte is now into his fourth transfer window and is clearly dissatisfied with the situation.

Conte said he does not aim high with his transfer requests but "rarely been given the players I asked for".

"I do not aim high with my requests, especially as in my history I've rarely been given the players I asked for", he told Sky Sport Italia, according to Goal.com.

'I always ended up at clubs who were running an austerity programme.

Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity
Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity

But former Arsenal star Henry has admitted that Morata did not have a very good game against the Gunners on Wednesday night during the thrilling 2-2 draw at The Emirates.

"The only thing I can tell him is to continue to work, to stay calm and to continue to work this way for the team", Conte said after the match at the Emirates, where the 25-year-old wasted a chance to win the game in the final moments.

"For me, even though Vardy is a good shout, [if] you spend a lot of money in bringing someone like [Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang to the football club and then you're going with longevity as well". He's very young, he has to continue to work, continue to improve.

'I don't like to speak about other players of other teams but you are talking about two big and strong players, top players for their roles.

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