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Conte delivers a further injury update on Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard left out of Saturdays clash as Antonio Conte’s men beat Stoke 2-1 away.

However, after the game the Italian addressed rumours about Hazard’s health.

Conte confirmed that Hazard had missed the game against Stoke after picking up a calf injury in training.

His setback was not related to the kicks he received last Monday night against Man United in the FA Cup.

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While some in Belgium have cast doubts over Hazard’s injury, it’s unfair to question the Chelsea star’s commitment to his national team.

It’s only a minor muscle injury, However, Chelsea (and Belgium) will take no risks as they are hoping that he will be fit for Crystal Palace in 12 days.