Hazard reveals position he wants Conte to field him in Barcelona clash

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The pitch is bigger too in Barcelona, so we will see which surprise the manager has in store for us.

On the other hand, Liverpool, who have been lauded for their attacking play, have found the back of the net 61 times in the Premier League in the present campaign, the second best attacking record in the league behind leaders Manchester City.

After enjoying three seasons in Pamplona, he joined the French giants but he was cursed with bad luck - rupturing the anterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee, sidelining him for six months, while the club's financial position worsened and stars began to exit the club. I think it's not bad, my man.

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored his 28 goal of the season on Tuesday night, and a certain Chelsea legend believes the Argentine will retire one day with far better numbers than Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. Bremen is six points clear of the visitors, who desperately need a win to raise hopes of avoiding a first-ever relegation. "I'm happy here, my family is happy here", he added.

"That's what made the difference because you're up against Barcelona. Now they are obliged to go looking for a goal at the Nou Camp and we'll have more space".

Willian is very much an Anglophile footballer, opting for speed and direction over fancy footwork at a relative snail's pace like the Brazilians of old.

"He is maybe the most important player for Chelsea".

The two sides have never met in the finals, but did meet in the 2011 semi-finals. It ended 1-1 on the night with Willian giving the hosts a well-deserved lead and Lionel Messi scoring his first goal against the Blues.

The west London side are currently in fourth place in the Premier League table as they chase Champions League qualification under Antonio Conte. It's the manager who has the final word.

Conte justified his formation following the match as he said: "Playing Alvaro Morata from the start, with him and Eden Hazard, without Willian or Pedro, would've lost our balance".

But Chelsea's was the performance of the week which contrasted with Manchester United's non-performance. "A team like Chelsea in every game must have the right pressure", said the Italian.