"To play the first game [of the] Champions League, then to win with a good result, to score many goals, to finish the game with a clean sheet".
"We have seven games in 21 days, that's not what we are used to from last year because the Champions League is in the middle and last year it wasn't there".
Azpilicueta, 28, played every minute of his side's successful Premier League campaign last season and has been a regular since joining Chelsea from Marseille in 2012. I trust all my players, not only with words but with facts.
"If we think like last season to play with only 13 players we are insane".
Conte was able to rest Alvaro Morata and David Luiz for the game, while Eden Hazard also got a run-out after making his debut this season against Leicester City on Saturday [9 September], where he played for 12 minutes. So we have to improve all these players to create positive competition, between them. "For sure he knew very well my style of football and for this reason I made a decision to start with him", Conte said.
"We must be calm and to do the best for the player and for the team".
"It's very important to give players the opportunity like Andreas Christiansen".
Fractious relations with Costa, and the Premier League opening loss to Burnley, led some to suggest a crisis at Chelsea.
"The English teams have another difficulty because the league is very tough here".
The Gunners have not claimed a point at Stamford Bridge since 2011 and go into this weekend's clash off the back of their first Thursday night Europa League tie in 17 years. We are getting back to our best.
'Otherwise we risk bad injury and delaying the situation.