Antonio Conte: Why Chelsea are superior to Man United

Antonio Conte claims his Chelsea players ate the best in the world ahead of Sunday's trip to Manchester United

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte Photo: Screengrab

Antonio Conte has claimed that Chelsea have the best players in the world – and that his squad is better than Manchester United’s.

The Chelsea manager is currently gearing his side up for their crunch Premier League clash against the Red Devils at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon as the Blues look to take a step closer towards winning the title this season.

Chelsea are flying high at the top of the Premier League table heading into Sunday’s game, while Manchester United are fifth and facing an uphill struggle to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

And Conte feels that he has some of the best talent in the world at his disposal as he chases the title in his first season in charge at the club.

Speaking at his pre-match news conference on Friday morning, Conte said: “In football, I think my players are the best in the world. It must be so.

“For sure, at Manchester United there are a lot of great players, top players, but they are United players.

“I keep my players and I’m very happy to do this.”

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Chelsea have twice beaten Manchester United at Stamford Bridge this season, once in the Premier League and once in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

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