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What Chelsea boss Conte thought of Batshuayi debut…

Antonio Conte was delighted with the Chelsea debut of Michy Batshuayi.

The Belgian striker, who joined the Blues from Marseille for £33million this summer, came on in the second half of his new club's 3-0 pre-season friendly win over Austrian club RZ Pellets WAC on Wednesday.

Batshuayi replaced Diego Costa and impressed during his 30-minute cameo which prompted the following comments from Conte.

"He has trained three days and today I wanted to see if after these three days he understood some tactical aspects," said the Italian.

"He can improve a lot, he can become a strong forward, he is very young but with great talent and I am happy with him."

Andrew Slevison
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