Antonio Conte suggests his plan for two Chelsea Youngsters


Antonio Conte reveals that he will decide whether Charly Musonda and Kenedy are prepared for Chelsea’s first team before making both of them available for loan.

The academy youngster was loaned to Spanish side Real Betis however due to lack of game time was called back to Chelsea squad. The same went for Brazilian youngster who joined the Blues only last Summer. Kenedy was recalled from his loan spell at Watford after only played just 16 minutes for Walter Mazzarri’s side.

Chelsea has recently sold one of their prominent player Oscar for a reported whopping fee of £60m to the Chinese Super League side.This has vacated one important place in his 3-4-3 formation and the Italian now wants to reinforce in that position.

Be that as it may, Conte has hinted that he may look somewhat nearer to his academy to start with first, with 20-year-old Charly Musonda and Kenedy back at the club after prematurely ended their loan spells.

‘Kenedy and Musonda went back from their loan because they didn’t play a lot,’ said Conte.

‘For this reason, I think it’s important to stay with us in these weeks to evaluate the best situation for them and for the team.

The Chelsea boss also suggested that he will evaluate the best possible result for them and the team and other youngsters like Zouma, Loftus-Cheek and Chalobah.

‘In January, it’s not easy, with the club we are talking for us, if there’s a possibility to find the best solution for our squad.

‘Also we have a lot of young players in our squad and I trust in them, in Ruben [Loftus-Cheek], in Chalo [Nathaniel Chalobah], in [Kurt] Zouma.

‘Musonda, Kenedy, you are talking with a player of 20, 21 years, it’s important to find a right solution at home.

‘Then, if it’s not possible, you have to look around to find a new solution.’

Musonda is recently linked with Italian club Roma for a short loan spell to fill the void of Salah who will go for International duty for AFCON whereas Cheek with Premier League rival West Ham United for a season-long loan deal.

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