Antonio Conte handed a first Chelsea start to Alvaro Morata but the Spanish striker could not find the back of the net who Premier League champions who have now ended their Asian tour on a losing note.
Stevan Jovetic scored one and made another as Inter completed a flawless International Champions Cup campaign with a 2-1 win against Chelsea in Singapore, but the game will be remembered for a freaky Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal.
It has been reported in Italy that Chelsea have made an offer in the past 24 hours for the Italy global. He has to improve his condition a lot to adapt quickly into our team, ' Conte told reporters.
Chelsea will now play Arsenal in the Community Shield on August 6.
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Things are looking up for Inter in a major way under the tutelage of Spalletti, meanwhile, as they have beaten Lyon, Bayern and the Blues in the space of five days and topped the ICC's Singapore table as a result.
The Italian winger started for Inter in the side's pre-season friendly versus Chelsea and a number of Blues fans spotted the two managers having an animated discussion in the lead-up to kick-off at the National Stadium in Singapore.
"But he is working very well and today he tried to do his best but for sure he has to improve". "To play three games with the same players, they are exhausted, very tired, because we played three games with the same players". "We know it will be hard next season and we will try and avoid what happened to Mourinho's side at the start of 2015". Last year, Conte's team were so strong at the back but against Inter this was not the case. I must also say there were careless mistakes in the last half an hour of the game.
"We have to continue to work and that is all". "You have to ask the club, I do not know anything about this".