Loftus-Cheek eyes consistency after Chelsea treble

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Making the most of a rare start for Sarri's side, Loftus-Cheek inspired Chelsea to a 3-1 Europa League win over the Belarus champions at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

"At the beginning of the season he [Loftus-Cheek] was a very good player and now he is a good player that is more suited to my style of football". "We're doing so well at the moment, that competition really drives the team". I have to put 11 players in the starting XI, but I have 28 players!

Chelsea continued to dominate and shortly before half-time Loftus-Cheek went close to completing his hat-trick with a header, again after being set up by Zappacosta. Three of them with the same characteristics.

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Loftus-Cheek is hopeful that more chances will come his way under Sarri after his hat-trick against BATE. "He can be the best left-back in Europe", Sarri told his pre-match media conference ahead of Chelsea FC's clash against BATE Borisov.

"He needs to improve in the defensive phase as he played in a five more, now he plays in a four". Only Kante is a defensive midfielder.

"For example Jorginho we need to rest now, because he played 90 minutes the two matches with the worldwide team (Italy), and then he played for 100 minutes in the last match".

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'So first thing's first, I need to keep up the good habits - eating well, sleeping well and training well and if I keep doing that then good things will come'. And I said this before tonight. This little problem, I don't know how to solve it.

And now fans have started wondering if Patrice Evra is planning to make a return back to Manchester United in a managerial role. He was in the academy so that's normal.

Sarri's men will now switch attention to remaining unbeaten in the Premier League when they visit Burnley on Sunday.

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