Antonio Conte has insisted his job at Chelsea is not to keep star striker Eden Hazard happy.
Hazard, a transfer target for Real Madrid, has completed only 90 minutes once in his last eight appearances.
He was replaced after less than an hour against Leicester, on Saturday, as Chelsea toiled to a third successive goalless draw.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard has completed only 90 minutes once in his last eight appearances
'We are talking about a player who, recently, had a bad injury in his ankle and surgery,' said Conte. 'Usually, when you have this type of situation, you must pay great attention.
'During the season you can have ups and downs. He missed the pre-season with us, too. With him, we are trying to find the best way.
'It's normal that one player can't keep always top of the form. But, like the others, my task is to try and improve him and try and put him in the best physical condition to take the best decision for the team during games.
'Not only for him, but for every single player.
'It's normal that one