READ WHAT CONTE HAS TO SAY ABOUT LUIZ’S RETURN TO THE STARTING ELEVEN

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David Luiz returned to the Chelsea starting lineup after missing out in the last two games.

Luiz was said to have questioned Conte’s tactics after the 3-0 defeat to Roma in the Champions League, but Antonio Conte has denied a rift with the Brazilian and named him in the starting team that played against Qarabag.

And Conte says the door is not closed on the Brazilian being able to reclaim a regular role.

“I think that every game I have to take the best decision for the team and go game by game,” the Chelsea manager told BT Sport before the game.

“We have to play a lot of games, every three days, it’s normal to have a lot of rotation in my squad, and today I decided this way.”

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VICTOR N
Chelsea is more than just a football club to me; it's a passion I share, and my affinity with the Chelsea badge is one that will last forever. As far as watching my favourite team is concerned, I'd rather miss a meal than miss a Chelsea game.