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In other news: Conte pleased with Chelsea display

WINNING START: Conte celebrates his side's opening goal.

WINNING START: Conte celebrates his side's opening goal.

New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was pleased with the performance of his players as he made his Premier League bow at Stamford Bridge.

A late winner from Diego Costa ensured the Conte era got off to a winning start and the Italian was delighted with his sides' effort.

The Blues head coach is quoted on the Premier League's official website: "We deserved the victory because we created a lot of chances.

"Tonight I saw the right intensity and the players always tried to find the situation we did in the training sessions.

"I'm very happy with the attitude and behaviour of the players and to have a great team it's important to have the right spirit."

Elsewhere in the world of football...

  • Arsenal are considering deals for Omer Toprak and Simon Kjaer (Sky Sports)
  • Liverpool are interest in former QPR midfielder Gary Medel. (Express)
  • Crystal Palace are targeting Moussa Sissoko (Telegraph)
  • Watford agree £13m deal for Roberto Pereyra (Sky Sports)
  • West Bromich Albion up bid for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani. (Daily Mail)

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