Antonio Conte ready to give youth a chance
Conte spent around £120million over the summer to bring in Marcos Alonso, David Luiz, N'Golo Kante and Michy Batshuayi.
But the Chelsea manager admits he's ready to turn to youth and give a number of academy stars a chance in the first team.
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The likes of Ola Aina, Nathaniel Chalobah, Nathan Ake and Ruben Loftus-Cheek could all feature in today's FA Cup trip to Championship side Wolves (5.30pm).
"The Academy is doing a really great job," the Italian said.
"In my squad we have a lot of young players from the Academy – Chalobah, Ake, Ruben, Aina – and it’s important to have a link between the first team and academy.
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"These young players have stayed with me because they deserve it, not because I want to give them a gift.
"In the future I hope to absorb many players from the academy."