I have a squad with 16 senior players and five young players. "I was very happy for this", Conte said in the press conference following the win over United.
Antonio Conte has consistently claimed he is "different" to his Chelsea predecessors as questions have been raised over his future during recent weeks, but, until Sunday, it was hard to pinpoint exactly what he meant. "I don't know. Christensen is the present and the future for Chelsea".
"I don't think they are as flamboyant as that they were a year ago. I have to make the best decision for the team and I try to do this".
"The coach has to make the best decision for the team, and tonight the best decision for the team was to play with Christensen and to have, on the bench, (Ethan) Ampadu".
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has rubbished rumours linking him with taking over at AC Milan, insisting that his sole focus is on the job at hand at Stamford Bridge. Every day you put my future [in the spotlight].
"I am only concentrated on Chelsea and purely want to do what is best for Chelsea".
Luiz's Brazilian teammate Kenedy was subsequently left out of the squad to face United after being caught yawning during the meeting.
Luiz was guilty of some shocking defending against AS Roma in the Champions League. "I have to make the best decision for the team".
"How many times do you see Christensen in advance of the ball?"