Conte on Matic: Sometimes you must accept ‘different’ decisions

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte denies he pushed Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic out of the club.

Conte concedes Matic’s departure is a “great loss”.

“Matic knows very well what I think about him,” Conte told Sky Sports at the Premier League launch on Wednesday.

“The importance for me about this player because, I repeat, he’s a really good and strong player – and important for our team.

“Sometimes you must accept this crazy transfer market and sometimes you must accept different decisions.

“But I repeat for sure he is a great loss.”

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