Speaking on Radio Anch'io Sport, Conte was asked about defending their title this season.
"Premier League? Six teams will be fighting for the title..
“In the Champions League, you always have to bring in quality players. In our corner, there's Roma, who have all the cards to go far.
“Ours wasn't a lucky draw, but we want to overcome it so we can prepare for the last 16, where I hope to avoid the Italian teams.
“Last season? We pulled off something very beautiful, having finished 10th the year before.
“For me, it was my first year abroad and it was great to win at the first attempt. A special feeling was created with the fans.
“The atmosphere at the stadium is good and the fans are coming to have fun. Serie A is coming back, but all the best players want to play in the English League."