Chelsea attempting to catch United, not Metropolis – Conte


Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte urged his crew to neglect about Premier League leaders Manchester Metropolis and deal with attempting to catch United.

Metropolis’s lead on the high was reduce to 5 factors by United on Tuesday, with Chelsea an extra six factors again forward of internet hosting Swansea Metropolis.

Pep Guardiola’s aspect have been flying atop the desk with 12 wins from 13 matches, scoring 42 objectives and conceding simply eight.

Conte stated Chelsea merely wanted to deal with overtaking United, not high-flying Metropolis.

“We have to look at ourselves and not the others. Now our target must be to see the team that is before us. In this case, Manchester United,” the Italian advised UK newspapers.

“Our first goal is to catch them up and if we’re in a position to do that after which we are able to see the crew who’s staying earlier than us. This should be our mentality and in each recreation we’ve to attempt to win and do our greatest. This should be the suitable mentality, profitable mentality.

“In case you depart Man Metropolis out of the desk there may be United and we’re three factors behind [before Jose Mourinho’s men beat Watford 4-2].

“Man City is doing something incredible until now but we have to trust to continue to improve in our work in our team and try to do our best. This is the right way.”

Chelsea are unbeaten in 5 league video games, together with a win over Manchester United and draw with Liverpool.

Conte stated there have been loads of positives for his crew after a poor begin to the season.

“We are in November and trying to do our best. We have 11 points less than Manchester City but we have played all games against the other five top teams,” he stated.

“We’re within the second spherical of the Champions League. We have now to play the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup.

“For the problems that we had from the start of the season we are doing our best.”

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