Luiz insists Chelsea not suffering fatigue

David Luiz insists Chelsea are not suffering fatigue and can handle their busy schedule.

David Luiz insists Chelsea are not suffering fatigue and can handle their busy schedule.

West Ham United arrive at Stamford Bridge fit and refreshed after playing just twice in the past five weeks — Chelsea have completed nine games in the same period.

Yet Luiz is refusing to buckle and insists: “Not many players in the world have the opportunity to take part in so many big games and it is at times like this that you must play with all your heart.

“Against Steaua Bucharest on Thursday night I looked into the eyes of my team-mates at half-time and I could see they could score more goals and we could win this game.

“By looking people straight in the eye, that is the time you can see them most honestly.

“And even though we had just conceded a goal and were feeling bad, I knew that we had the strength to go back out and win the game."

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