CONTE: AZPILICUETA WOULD BE READY TO PLAY IN GOAL IF I ASKED HIM

 

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This season the Spanish defender mostly play as a center back in the Italian’s 3-4-3 formation but last night he played as a wing back for the Blues.

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Antonio Conte praised about the Spaniard footballer and believes that he is an ideal footballer, also feels that if situation needed than he can play as a striker for his team.

This season Azpilicueta played an as a center back in Conte’s formation but last night against Watford he plays as a wing back for the first time in this season where they lost the match against their counterpart by 4-3 goals.

After the match, Conte said: “It’s been a massive season for him,”

Azpi played in a fantastic way. When you have this type of player it’s great for the coach. If I ask him to go and put on the gloves and stay in goal he’s ready. 

“He’s a model footballer and able to play in different roles. Today he played as a wing-back, he scored one goal and could have had two or three. He’s having an amazing season.”

Azpilicueta has spoken himself after the match and voiced that his side is aiming to achieve the FA cup as well against Arsenal.

He said: “We are really focused on [the double],”

“We have worked really hard to be in this position. 

“We have to prepare for our final Premier League game well. Then we have a whole week to prepare for the FA Cup final. To do the double would be amazing. 

“We want to finish on a high on Sunday. We want to get as many points as we can. We have been first since game 12 so obviously we have showed consistency. 

“Even when defeat arrived, we didn't panic and kept unity. Tottenham were doing well but we had it in our hands and we didn't let it go.”

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