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Chelsea’s interest in signing AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar appears to be genuine, and Antonio Conte could be prepared to sacrifice one of his first-team squad in order to land the Frenchman.

Wednesday’s night win over Huddersfield Town proved that there is still life in the 3-4-3 system. Whether Conte will look to revert back to the strategy that was so successful for us last term remains to be seen, but if he does, there could be a spot in the side crying out for someone like Lemar.

Thomas Lemar
Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar

Eden Hazard’s brilliance goes without saying, but neither Pedro nor Willian have been able to permanently nail down a spot in Conte’s starting eleven. One man who could is France international Lemar – and it appears as though Chelsea are interested in securing his signature.

As per the Telegraph, the Blues’ interest in the 22-year-old is so genuine that Conte is willing to part with Michy Batshuayi as part of the deal to sign him. The report claims that Monaco wanted Batshuayi in the summer, but the move never materialised.

Michy Batshuayi
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has continuously decided to neglect Michy Batshuayi.

Would you give up on Batshuayi so early in his career? Let us know in the comments.

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It pains me Chelsea don’t think and plan like man city. Don’t you see at man city, every player is as good as the other. Get and train as many great players as possible so that if any of them encounter problem which is very common, the club will not… Read more »

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I suggest we keep Michy. He still has room in MIGHTY blue. No mistakes like De Bruyne or Mo Walsh !

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Bye bye Batman. Great natural finisher, but his dreadful build up play and total lack of ability with his back to goal mean he will never make it at Chelsea, so it’s time to cash in, and bring in a Lear, a player who looks tailor-made for Chelsea.

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I still believe in mitchy, he has got talent and so much potentials, but we just have to use him to his strengths, he is more of a clinical finisher and a poacher, he has this predator instinct and he reads the ball very well in d box, he is… Read more »