Chelsea vs Qarabag: Conte drops Victor Moses for Champions League opener

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Former Chelsea player, Mohamed Salah has also left Roma for Liverpool and the Serie A side aren't as good as they were last season.

Playmaker Eden Hazard is likely to continue as a substitute after only recently returning from a broken ankle.

"We are at the beginning of a new era, and we must go step by step to reach the levels of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and also Juventus".

The Belgian came off the bench for the final 12 minutes of the Blues' win at Chelsea on Saturday but will not start against the Azerbaijani team. A Chelsea statement said: 'If there is evidence that season-ticket holders or members took part in that, and take part in it in the future, then we will take the strongest possible action against them'.

"In my past sometimes before a Champions League game I could rest players".

FK Qarabag will be making history on Tuesday night, as they are the first team from Azerbaijan to feature in the Champions League group stages. "Even in the (Spanish) national team he scored three times so I hope that for Chelsea, he can score a lot of goals", he added.

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"For the Premier League, you always have the opportunity to win when you play for a club like Chelsea".

The midfielder picked up the injury in training on Sunday, but Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte otherwise has a fully fit squad to choose from and hinted he will rotate his players. It's the first time they're playing this competition.

"Of course we have to stay positive as a group because we knew that the first six games were going to be hard, playing the top four in that and the reigning champions in Chelsea. You have a tough league, the Champions League, the FA Cup and Carabao Cup". "That isn't a good feeling so yes, we are happy to be back". 'For sure he needs time to be 100 per cent but for us his recovery is very important'.

Qarabag FK manager Gurban Gurbanov has insisted that his players are not anxious about the threat that Chelsea pose ahead of this evening's Champions League match at Stamford Bridge.

"We need quality. You need quality when you play for this club because we want to win a lot of things".

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