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Morata 'just not fit enough' says Conte

Alvaro Morata made his Chelsea debut in Saturday's 2-1 friendly defeat by Inter Milan in Singapore


New Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata is yet to reach the fitness level required by manager Antonio Conte.

According to Conte, the £65m summer signing from Real Madrid 'needs to improve his fitness quickly' and may have to sit out Sunday's Community Shield fixture at Wembley against Arsenal.

Conte told The Sun: "Morata is just starting to train with us.

"He has to improve his condition a lot to adapt quickly into our team.

"He is working well but it has been only five days. Today, he tried to do his best but for sure he has to improve."