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Antonio Conte says no one will want Chelsea in Champions League draw

• ‘Our opponents won’t be happy to play against us,’ Conte says
• PSG and Barcelona among possible opponents for Group C runners-up

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea remain a side their more fancied Champions League rivals will be anxious to avoid in Monday’s draw for the knockout phase despite surrendering the leadership of Group C to Roma at the last.

Late opportunities flew wide from the substitutes Willian and Michy Batshuayi as the Premier League champions were held 1-1 by Atlético Madrid, with the visitors and their former Chelsea forward, Diego Costa, duly condemned to life in the Europa League in the new year. Chelsea could now be drawn against Paris Saint?Germain, who beat them in 2015 and 2016, or Barcelona, currently top of La Liga. Sevilla, if they qualify as winners, or Besiktas are more appealing alternatives.

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Antonio Conte says no one will want Chelsea in Champions League draw

• ‘Our opponents won’t be happy to play against us,’ Conte says
• PSG and Barcelona among possible opponents for Group C runners-up

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea remain a side their more fancied Champions League rivals will be anxious to avoid in Monday’s draw for the knockout phase despite surrendering the leadership of Group C to Roma at the last.

Late opportunities flew wide from the substitutes Willian and Michy Batshuayi as the Premier League champions were held 1-1 by Atlético Madrid, with the visitors and their former Chelsea forward, Diego Costa, duly condemned to life in the Europa League in the new year. Chelsea could now be drawn against Paris Saint?Germain, who beat them in 2015 and 2016, or Barcelona, currently top of La Liga. Sevilla, if they qualify as winners, or Besiktas are more appealing alternatives.

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