EPL: Conte tricked and misled me – Former Chelsea forward accuse Tottenham Coach


Michy Batshuayi has criticized former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, alleging that the Italian signed him at Stamford Bridge under false pretenses.

Remember how the Belgian striker claimed Conte was prone to contradiction?

After a standout tenure at Marseille, Batshuayi left for Chelsea in 2016 in a transaction worth £35 million.

Batshuayi, though, found it difficult to establish himself as a fixture in Chelsea’s starting XI throughout his six-year stay at Stamford Bridge.

In 77 games in all competitions, he scored 25 goals and spent the most of his time on loan.

Finally parting ways permanently with the west London club was the Belgian striker.

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He claimed that Conte had misled him by promising to play him in a specific configuration before abruptly switching his approach.

Conte frequently contradicted himself, according to Batshuayi, who spoke to Sport.

“Let’s begin with my entrance. He explained his project to me over the phone. He wanted me to join Diego Costa in a two-man frontline.

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Did I really think that? Of course, given that Conte has played his entire career with two attackers. except when I’m in Chelsea.

“I don’t comprehend. In actuality, I’ve been duped way too frequently.

Currently, Michy Batshuayi is a striker with Fenerbahçe of the Super Lig.