Antonio Conte

Twitter shocked by the latest news coming out of Chelsea…

Chelsea are set to make a shock move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch this month, according to reports.

Manager Antonio Conte is targeting a new backup forward for Alvaro Morata with Michy Batshuayi failing to make the grade at Stamford Bridge.

Crouch now joins the list of Andy Carroll and Fernando Llorente of odd Premier league striker the Blues have targeted, and Twitter has reacted…

Targeting a target man

Conte appears to be targeting a specific profile of striker, with the likes of Carroll, Llorente and now Crouch suggesting he is looking for a target man.

Morata has had a tricky first spell in England, receiving much criticism for his performances, despite netting 10 goals in 20 Premier League appearances.

The Italian is also desperate to replace Batshuayi who has failed to make his mark when he has been handed opportunities by the manager.

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However, the 48-year-old is making some very strange decisions when deciding who to target…