Antonio Conte drops hint about Chelsea summer transfers

Antonio Conte hints that he will look to significantly strengthen his Chelsea squad in the summer

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte Photo: The Sport Review

Antonio Conte has hinted that he will look to significantly strengthen his Chelsea squad in the summer transfer window.

The Blues are celebrating a successful first season under Conte at Stamford Bridge following his appointment at the club last summer.

Chelsea were crowned as Premier League champions earlier this month as they bounced back from their dreadful campaign last term.

The season ended on a disappointing note for the Blues when they were beaten 2-1 by Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Attentions will now inevitably turn towards the summer transfer window and the players Conte will look to bring in during the off-season.

The Italian is likely to want to significantly strenghthen his squad as he prepares his team for a return to the Champions League.

And Conte has appeared to indicate that Chelsea are in need of significant reinforcements because they got luck with injuries this season.

Conte told Chelsea’s website: “It’s very important to analyse very well our season. Our squad that we had this season reached an incredible target with players that performed 120 per cent.

“But we didn’t have injuries this season, we were very good with our work but also we were very lucky. You can have traumatic injuries and it doesn’t depend on the work. We must not forget that.

“Next season will be another tough season for all the teams. Don’t forget this season we haven’t had a squad like United’s or City’s or Tottenham’s or Arsenal’s.

“This season we won the league and we start next season as champions.”

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