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Antonio Conte ready to give Emerson Palmieri Chelsea debut in FA Cup

The Brazilian has been an unused sub in Chelsea’s last two matches (Picture: Getty)

Antonio Conte has suggested that both January signing Emerson Palmieri and teenager Ethan Ampadu could start Chelsea’s FA Cup match against Hull City.

The Blues are in action again on Friday night after picking up an important victory over West Brom on Monday, though many fans were unhappy to see Emerson overlooked despite Marcos Alonso’s absence.

The Spaniard twisted his ankle and was replaced by Davide Zappacosta in the 3-0 win over the Baggies, though Conte has suggested they will not have to wait much longer to see Emerson in a Chelsea shirt.

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