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Michy Batshuayi joined Chelsea from Marseille in July for £33m

on a five-year deal in July with a big reputation but he is struggling to break into Conte’s starting XI.

The red-hot form of first-choice striker Diego Costa means Batshuayi is having to make do with a place on the bench.

“[Michy Batshuayi]’s a young player but for me he can make great improvements”

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Conte believes Batshuayi can learn the tricks of the trade from Costa.

And the boss wants Batshuayi to make the most of his opportunities, starting with tomorrow’s EFL Cup clash against .

“He’s a young player but for me he can make great improvements,” Conte said at his pre-match press conference.

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Michy Batshuayi has been told to learn from Diego Costa

“He has great quality in the technical and physical aspects, [but] he can grow a lot. He’s working very well. Sometimes he plays – he started two games with us.

“I have full confidence in him and I’m sure that if Michy plays he’ll play a good game.”

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is expected to start Michy Batshuayi against West Ham

Conte added: “When you are in a great team and you have the possibility to work every day with a great player, to learn a lot of things, it’s a positive for him.

“Michy has great potential. We trust a lot in him. He must continue to work so he can exploit the moment that he plays.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/556653/Antonio-Conte-Michy-Batshuayi-Diego-Costa-Chelsea-Gossip