Antonio Conte admits David Luiz signing could prompt formation change

Conte ensures that the responsibility is on Chelsea's shoulders, as Swansea won't be an easy team to beat, but claims to be happy that all players are fit after returning from their global spells. We had that spirit in some games, but we weren't consistent. We know that, against Swansea, the game will be very tough. We face a team well-organised with a good manager.

"I think this squad can play 3-4-3, not 3-5-2 like the national team in Italy and Juventus but, because of the characteristics of the players, we can play 3-4-3". "Also, I find a good potential, physically, like Barzagli". "The players that remained in Cobham worked very hard, and the players that came back are fit".

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins has big concerns over new signing David Luiz.

Chelsea have no new injuries after the worldwide break, though Luiz and Alonso are unlikely to start against Swansea City and Kurt Zouma remains unavailable.

"It's important to remember when I started at Juventus, with Chiellini, Bonucci and Barzagli, the defence of Juventus had been conceding a lot of goals", said Conte.

"He played in England (for Bolton and Sunderland) and for this reason he has a good experience of this league".

Antonio Conte admits Chelsea's interest in taking David Luiz back to Stamford Bridge was only ignited when his availability became known on transfer deadline day.

Conte said: "It (Luiz rejoining) can be an opportunity - a solution".

David Luiz is once more a Blues player - but what can he offer this time round? I put my sweat into my players. Hopefully this season we will win trophies and get back to a winning mentality.

Conte is confident the new signings can play an important part in the campaign ahead. We took a player with a great personality, good technique, likes to play.

He added: 'I think a great defender must be able to play football.

"I think you can see that last season we were lacking a bit of resilience". If someone thinks that this player loses his concentration during the game, my task is to improve him in that aspect.

Brazilian defender David Luiz will have the attention of boss Antonio Conte at Chelsea.

"Sometimes you want to improve your players only by talking. He is a guy who gives everything for your team and now I am on his side, for sure I have a great striker for my team and with the spirit of love for football, with passion, so I am happy for that". He is a good guy, a positive guy for the changing room, and I'm pleased with it.

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