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Oscar grateful to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte for...

Oscar is grateful to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte for playing him in his natural position.

Under ex-Blues boss Jose Mourinho, he played behind the striker in an attacking role.

However, the midfielder has revealed new Blues boss Conte is playing him in the right position as a box-to-box midfielder.

"He's [Conte] giving me a lot of confidence and I'm doing very well. Hopefully I can continue to do so," Oscar told the London Evening Standard.

"In the last few seasons I have played as a no.10 or as a winger. Now I'm going back to my original position of No.8, attacking and defending from box to box, which is my original role and the one I like the most.

"It's been a very successful time for me here at Chelsea. I won a lot in the last few seasons - the Premier League, League Cup and the Europa League.

"Only last season wasn't great, not only individually, but as a team. Hopefully this season we will win trophies and get back to a winning mentality.

"The objective is not only to finish in the top four, but to fight for the League, FA Cup and League Cup because we have to win trophies."

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