Published: Thu, January 18, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

[Teams] Chelsea vs Norwich: Confirmed Line-Ups From Stamford Bridge

[Teams] Chelsea vs Norwich: Confirmed Line-Ups From Stamford Bridge

"We have to play against Brighton after two days", Conte added. My task is to improve him and try to take the best decision for the team for the game, not just him.

Conte opted for the same strategy in Wednesday evening's fixture at Stamford Bridge, with the likes of Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata and N'Golo Kante making way for less distinguished players at Chelsea.

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'This is not important. I am the coach, I decide. It's not important to make players happy.

'Only here [at Chelsea] is there this situation. Otherwise we'd risk finishing 20th in the table. "This is the best way for every single player to improve himself and also to show me this great desire". "He's shown me he is ready to play with the right concentration and be ready physically and tactically to play at this level". He missed pre-season, too.

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"I don't know but I don't think so", Conte replied when asked directly if Chelsea were trying to sign the Chile global. "Because he didn't sign by midday on the day he signed, Barkley can not play in the FA Cup tomorrow", Conte said at Tuesday's press conference.

The new signing is fit after hamstring trouble which has kept him out for Everton all season and boss Antonio Conte hoped to give him a bow tonight but his registration did not go through until after 12noon on the Friday before the original tie. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson requested an investigation into the £15million move but it is understood no offences have been identified.

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Chelsea tweeted: "For fans coming to tonight's game, there is now no service on the District Line between South Kensington/Edgware Road and Parsons Green/Ealing Broadway and Richmond due to a faulty train at Earls Court".

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