Chelsea energetic midfielder N’Golo Kante missed Chelsea’s 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough due to injury with Cesc Fabregas taking his place in midfield alongside Nemanja Matic.
Fabregas produced a man of the match performance and Matic revealed after the game that every player in Chelsea is ready to play.
“Every player in Chelsea is ready to play,” said Matic.
“That is why we are in this club and it does not matter really who plays. What is important is we follow the ideas of the coach and give our best. The end result is 3-0 which is great for us.
“Every team in the Premier League is very strong and is difficult to play against, and of course Middlesbrough had a chance to take some points to try to stay in the Premier League but we prepared very well for this, we knew what to expect. To score three goals is not easy and that is why we are happy.”