Chelsea's Victor Moses to return to squad at Liverpool after injury - Conte

Chelsea's Victor Moses to return to squad at Liverpool after injury - Conte

Chelsea's Victor Moses to return to squad at Liverpool after injury - Conte

"But I look at Manchester United and they are around that area [near the top of the table] with a team that is very strong, especially due to their manager and for that Manchester United could be competitive towards the end of the season as well".

One headache ahead of Saturday's game for Conte was Chelsea's "scary" five-and-a-half hour flight return flight from Baku after Wednesday's 4-0 Champions League win against Qarabag.

Salah, 25, joined Chelsea in January 2014 but made only 13 Premier League appearances for the club before being loaned out to Fiorentina barely a year later.

While the winger struggled to make an impact at Chelsea, he certainly shone for Roma and since joining the Reds, has shown he had the potential to be one of the best attacking players in the Premier League - and has lived up to said potential.

"It was a problem to land [due to wind]. It won't be easy for us but this is a big game and, as you know very well, in these big games anything can happen". If you look at his form last season at Roma he was very good, he scored a lot of goals.

Kevin De Bruyne
GETTY Man City star Kevin De Bruyne spent two years at Chelsea

Manchester City lead the way this season with a whopping 34 points taken from their first 12 league games. So I have to pay great attention in all situations.

'I know him very well because he played in Italy for many years, ' said Conte. "He is a good player and very risky".

Conte will go head-to-head with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp and he was full of praise for the former Borussia Dortmund coach, with whom he sees many similarities. He's a technical player but at the same time very fast, very strong, very good one v one and a very good finisher.

"It's very hard for us to not show this passion and for me, it's very hard to stay seated to watch the game".

"They have a good coach, a good identity and great organisation, especially offensively they are very unsafe so we must pay great attention. I consider him one of the best coaches in the world".


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