Conte Admits Mikel Is Facing Competition From N’Golo Kante In Chelsea’s Midfield


Manager of Chelsea Antonio Conte has revealed that he is spoilt for choice over who to play in the midfield for Chelsea next season as he has enough quality based on the players available to him.


Reacting to questions about his options in midfield, the Italian gaffer named Nigerian midfielder Mikel Obi as one of his numerous options in midfield following the recent capture of N’Golo Kante from Leicester City.

The coach started off by reacting to speculations surrounding the future of Nemanja Matic who has been linked with a move away from the club by labelling the player as a very important player to his team.

Speaking on his choice in midfield, he named his various options and how pleased he is to be confused about who to pick among the players at his disposal.

“Kante, Matic, Cesc Fabregas,Oscar, Chalobah and Mikel who is in the Olympics, it is not easy to choose. I want to have this problem”.