Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has described his in-form winger Eden Hazard as 'priceless' ahead of his side's trip to Burnley this weekend.
Hazard has put last season's horror show behind him and has scored 10 goals in 23 Premier League games this term.
Speaking in his pre-match press conference, Conte said: "
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E. Hazard (1,178)
L. Messi (1,173)
M. Hamsik (1,078)
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Conte quickly responded, by explaining it was a kind gesture, rather than a cause for concern, saying: "In the last game for sure I wanted to give him a great applause from our fans because he deserved this for the game."
Since Conte's decision to change to 3-4-3 formation Chelsea have looked a completely different side to the one that struggled last year. Hazard has been used as the main comparison, but it seems as though every player has welcomed Conte's changes.