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Antonio Conte blames Chelsea’s Carabao Cup exit on Willian injury

The Brazilian does not think his hamstring injury will be a serious problem (Picture: Getty)

Antonio Conte has aimed another subtle dig at Chelsea’s transfer committee and says he was unable to respond to Willian’s injury against Arsenal due to the lack of attacking options available to him.

The Brazilian, who has been in fine form for the Blues recently and netted away to Brighton, was forced off with a hamstring injury after 30 minutes of Chelsea’s Carabao Cup semi-final second-leg clash against Arsenal.

Conte replaced Willian with Ross Barkley – who was making his first appearance of the season – but his side went on to lose, and he… Read the full story