The Citizens, who are running away with the Premier League title, have been heavily linked with a move for the Chile international and it is believed a January deal is close to being wrapped up.
However, it is now claimed the Red Devils, who are sitting second in the table, are showing a keen
“We are not so clinical despite creating chances”
And Conte believes the tie is well balanced going into the second leg on January 24 – their fifth meeting of the season. On the trip to The Emirates, Conte added: “We are 50 per cent for both teams, to go
Dutchman Fer was dismissed in the 67th minute at Molineux following a foul on Helder Costa, which referee Anthony Taylor had viewed as violent conduct.
However, the Premier League club lodged a bid for the red card to be rescinded, along with the three-match suspension.
An FA spokesperson confirmed following the successful appeal