Chelsea legend Didier Drogba added fuel to the Romelu Lukaku links with Chelsea by claiming that the Everton striker will want to return to Stamford Bridge.
Everton boss Ronald Koeman had replied Drogba’s comment about his star forward, and Antonio Conte has now done same.
Conte said: “I think it’s not the right time to talk about this.
“I have great respect for Didier Drogba because he’s a legend for Chelsea but I can’t talk about this because it’s not right to talk about players who are playing for another team.
“You must have respect for other players, for the other teams and also for my own players.”
Lukaku has been in superb form this season and is currently the league’s top scorer with 23 goals.