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​Conte admits Chelsea new boy Morata need time

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted new forward Alvaro Morata needs to be given time to adapt to his team-mates and to English football.

The 24-year-old club-record signing scored 20 goals for Real Madrid last term in all competitions, despite being used mainly as a substitute, and also won La Liga and the Champions League.

"He is starting to understand what I want from him during games," Conte said. "He needs time. The striker is an important role. This role is the most difficult to adapt to then the other roles."

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