EXTRA TIME: Chelsea's Eden Hazard hangs out with Drogba

Cesar Azpilicueta

After a year without European football, Chelsea return to the continents elite competition on Tuesday night with a home clash against debutants FK Qarabag. Now they do. Conte hinted at rotating his players for the visit of first-time Champions League group stage participants Qarabag for the second of seven games in what remains of September.

"You are never relaxed in England because you have to play a tough league and also FA Cup and also Carabao (League) Cup".

"As a player, you want to be in the Champions League, but previous year we just had to watch it on the television". For this reason there is the necessity to rotate and play game-by-game'. In England it is not easy to do this.

"When you make decisions there is always a risk".

"He's improving a lot but don't forget Morata played a whole game with Spain and then the whole game against Leicester".

Chelsea are back in Champions League action on Tuesday, where they face Azerbaijan's Qarabag at Stamford Bridge and Conte said he would be patient with Hazard.

"Drinkwater has a muscular problem in his calf".

The Belgian worldwide, who scored 16 goals in 36 appearances in the Blues' Premier League title-winning campaign last term, made his first appearance of the new season as a substitute in the 2-1 win over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

Chelsea have officially announced their playing eleven and substitutes to take on Leicester City in a Premier League fixture at the King Power Stadium this afternoon.

"In order to win you need to work very hard and go step by step and arrive and be like Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus".

Conte had created a potent mix by adding Argentine forward Carlos Tevez and Spanish striker Fernando Llorente to a team bolstered by the emergence of Paul Pogba.

Eden Hazard should be back to compete in Europe following his recovery from a fractured ankle. "But I think we must pay great attention in the future". "I'm very calm about this because I trust my players".

"I think last season he played an incredible season".

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