His only starts subsequently came in the EFL Cup loss at West Ham in October and the FA Cup early rounds with Peterborough - in which he was sent off for Chelsea's only red card this season - Brentford and Wolves. Victor Moses forced the best save of the night early in the second half, shortly before Albion had their most unsafe minutes.
"For this reason we try to keep the best players".
But with an FA Cup final against Arsenal awaiting on May 27, David Luiz says it is vital Chelsea do not allow themselves to take their foot off the pedal. "In this moment the most important thing is to be focussed on the moment because that is very important", he said. Who has said that?
While Chelsea are preparing for a party atmosphere in front of their fans, Mazzarri must lift his players to make sure they avoid the campaign fading out now they have secured top-flight status once again.
With very few minutes on the pitch in his first season at the Bridge, and one league goal prior to the game at West Brom.
"It's that little bit of quality we need and we want and we will be looking to bring in for next year". "Against Arsenal the game was frustrating for me because I didn't see anything of my work, of my idea of football", said the 47-year-old, who described his suit as a "disaster" after he was soaked by his players.More news: Good chance for Middle East peace deal
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Chelsea had an unlikely hero as Batshuayi came off the bench to score just his second league goal of the season.
Two years after Mourinho led Chelsea to the title, Conte has stitched the London club back together after dressing-room unity unravelled under Mourinho during a horrendous title defence last season.
N'Golo is having a great season for us, I am pleased for him and to receive the best player award is great because in this league we have a lot of fantastic players.
Chelsea will be back in the Champions League next term after a one-year hiatus. "We had a lot of critics, everybody in the team, a lot of laughter at us", Courtois told reporters.
"I think we have already started to work and we have to improve in the next season and to find the right solution to improve".
And N'Golo Kante could return after missing out on a Premier League appearance for a third time this season. "We adapted nearly straight away and that's the unbelievable thing about our story this season".