Most importantly he's a goal threat too with four goals and three assists with his limited action in Sarri's team, so deploying him from the start on Thursday against Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League last-16 second leg tie could be a great way to boost his confidence.
There will also be a semi-final draw, meaning the Blues will know who they will face to get to the final should they get through the quarters.
This is Maurizio Sarri's only chance of silverware in his first year at Stamford Bridge, as they are out of the running for the Premier League, FA Cup and recently lost in the Carabao Cup final. Willian is the captain for the night while Gonzalo Higuain's absence means a start for Olivier Giroud. Antonio Rudiger comes in for David Luiz while the likes of Davide Zappacosta, Andreas Christensen and Marcos Alonso retain their place. The two full-backs didn't play last weekend, and will be keen to impress against the Ukrainians.
Callum Hudson-Odoi wrapped the win up for the Blues as he continued his form in the Europa League.
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"Tonight we've done well at set-pieces, and it's nice because when you can score goals from set-pieces you understand that you can get more points at the end of the championship, and obviously when you play Europa League". Kante is likely to be played in his preferred holding midfield role, while Kovacic and Loftus-Cheek will be given the licence to maraud forward.
In attack, the calls to start Callum Hudson-Odoi have finally paid heed it seems.
An outswinging corner from Willian was flicked on by Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and Giroud was perfectly placed to send a half-volley into the net from close range.
The NSC Olympic Stadium hosted last season's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool, which the Spanish side won 3-1.