Essien Urges Chelsea …To Keep Faith With Conte

Sam Allardyce Manager of Everton shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park

It is that sort of pedigree that makes the 32-year-old an obvious pick for Southgate in Russian Federation, according to Conte, who led Italy to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.

Antonio Conte believes poor finishing has undermined Chelsea's season and their ambitions to both qualify for the Champions League and win major honours.

Antonio Conte's Chelsea edged out Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium yesterday to record a third successive away victory in the Premier League. Having started regularly when available for the Three Lions' qualifying matches, after the turn of the year Cahill was deselected by national team manager Gareth Southgate for friendlies with Netherlands and Italy.

"In this moment he is deserving to play, because he is playing well", Conte said.

"We have to compare Salah of four, five years ago, and not with this Salah now".

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"For sure, now, he's having training sessions and is improving a lot".

Despite their travails this season, there is still plenty to play for as Conte's side are within touching distance Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in the race for the Champions League spots.

The Blues moved within two points of the Champions League qualification places with a 1-0 win at Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. He said: "If we play with this heart and commitment, we will get the points to stay in the Premier League". "To play and then to have the chance to go and play in the World Cup". He has great experience. Also because I think he deserves this.

"I have the opportunity to rotate the three central defenders and make the best decision game by game. He had this problem in his knee, he's working very hard and I think he's aiming to come back before the final of the season".

"But, at the same time, I have always shown great respect for Southgate".

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