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Antonio Conte provides Alvaro Morata injury update for Chelsea

The Spaniard’s last appearance was against Norwich on January 17 (Picture: Getty)

Antonio Conte has played down the chances of top scorer Alvaro Morata being fit again in time to face Bournemouth in the Premier League on Wednesday night.

The Spaniard has a back injury that ruled him out of Sunday’s FA Cup fourth-round victory over Newcastle United, in which understudy Michy Batshuayi grabbed a brace.

Batshuayi, who has been linked with a January transfer, opened the scoring from close range before netting a second, deflected effort just before the half-time break.