Antonio Conte confirms Eden Hazard ready to start for Chelsea

Eden Hazard is ready to make his first start of the season for Chelsea in their Carabao Cup tie against Nottingham Forest, says Antonio Conte.

Hazard’s only appearances in Chelsea’s campaign so far have come from the bench, having missed three months following surgery on his fractured ankle.

“For Eden, now is the right moment to start the game and to try to play the whole game,” Conte said in his press conference ahead of facing Forest on Wednesday night.

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