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​Unsettled Batshuayi in Chelsea squad for Bournemouth clash

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi remains in contention for Chelsea's game against Bournemouth despite being linked with a loan move to Borussia Dortmund.

"For now he is a Chelsea player and for this reason he is in contention. Alvaro Morata is injured and I don't have any other options," boss Antonio Conte said on Tuesday.

"This is not the best situation to prepare for a game," added the Italian.

The Italian added, the transfer window period "hasn't been easy".

"This period has been really annoying," he joked. "To play a game every three days means you must have a press conference every three days.

"I must be honest, the transfer window period has been very difficult. To always be asked the same questions is a bit frustrating.

"I hope it has not been a distraction for the players. I ask my players to be focused on the game and to try and get three points."

Ian Ferris
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