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Chelsea will be up against Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, but for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, it’s a game against a familiar side.

Conte will be playing an Italian side he’s very much familiar with, and in his press conference this afternoon, he was asked about the pressure of playing an Italian side.

The Chelsea boss said: “You have more pressure as coach than when I was a player, but to play with the national team is a great honour. You must be proud for this.

“No, I think there is no more pressure. Roma are a great team. They’re an opponent like Atletico Madrid and Qarabag in this group. But, for sure, I know tomorrow will be very difficult.

“I know very well Italian football and every team is very well organised, so we must pay great attention. Roma are a great team, with a very good coach, and they’re working very well for the present and the future.”

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