Conte trusts Giroud, Morata to share goalscoring burden at Chelsea

Conte trusts Giroud, Morata to share goalscoring burden at Chelsea

Conte trusts Giroud, Morata to share goalscoring burden at Chelsea

They will be hosting Crystal Palace in a game which both sides will be desperate to win since both teams are desperate to get points.

However, Conte has revealed that the Chelsea star has been training with the rest of his teammates all week after tests carried out by club doctors came back clear. "He's in good form, yeah he's fine", he told reporters at his pre-match press conference.

Conte said he could turn to both strikers for Saturday's league clash against Crystal Palace.

'Last week on Friday if you remember it was very cold and after the training session he passed our briefly in the dressing room.

Sitting five points back of fourth-placed Tottenham, Chelsea can not afford any more slip-ups this season as they prepare for the visit of Crystal Palace this weekend, perhaps the architects of their most disappointing moment of the season so far.

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'I think that for sure after this situation the doctor brought him to have many check-ups, to understand the physical condition, but it was all clear.

"We are talking about a really good player", he said. "It is an important game and we want to try to get three points", he added.

Kante's return is a major boost for Chelsea ahead of a critical week that sees the Blues take on Palace four days before the decisive trip to Barcelona for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. "We must have great patience with Barkley".

Palace have lost three league games in a row since the draw with Newcastle, a poor run that has further highlighted their dependence on Ivory Coast worldwide Zaha to provide the creative spark and energy to their attack.

"Against City, there is the possibility to lose the game". I trust a lot in all my players, " Conte assures. The odds are very long and due to this reason, we should look at a smaller sized bet.

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