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​Begovic: Chelsea players looking forward to working with new boss Conte

Asmir Begovic has revealed that the Chelsea players are "excited" about the arrival of Antonio Conte to the club this summer, reports the London Evening Standard.

Conte will take charge of Chelsea once his work with the Italy national team at the European Championships ends, with the former Juventus boss expected to not only steer the Premier League side back into contention for major titles but also get the team playing with a more attractive style.

When asked on a live video interview with Sports Illustrated Planet Futbol whether he has been watching Conte's work with Italy closely, Begovic said: "Not too much.

"I watched them against Belgium. He's impressive, he's a top manager. It doesn't mean what he's doing with Italy he'll do with us. You can't read too much into it but we're excited.

"Hopefully it'll be a change for the better."

Ian Ferris
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