CONTE GIVES CHRISTENSEN, MORATA AND FABREGAS UPDATE

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Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen was replaced by David Luiz just before the hour-mark in the Blues’ 4-0 defeat of Brighton on Saturday after clashing heads with Shane Duffy as he tried to clear a free-kick from his own box.

The 21-year-old suffered a head injury over the weekend which led to his substitution.

Conte has confirmed that the defender is back to training and available for selection on Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup semifinal clash with the Gunners at the Emirates.

Conte has confirmed in his press conference today that Christensen is now fit to play.

When asked about Christensen’s status, Conte responded: “He is fit.”

The Chelsea boss also confirmed that Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas will be unfit to play on Wednesday night.

He said: “Morata and Fabregas are out, they are not available for Arsenal game. Then I have to check a couple of situations.

“Morata has a problem in his back.

“I have to check a couple of situations before making the best decision.”

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