Eden Hazard has taken on such talismanic status at Chelsea that his exclusion from the team to face Huddersfield on Wednesday night must have given David Wagner and his team a real boost from the moment they were handed the teamsheet.
It certainly looked that way as Chelsea spluttered in the face of dogged visiting defending and the Terriers grew into the game in the second period; never really looking like losing.
This Chelsea side is a talented one but Hazard is the man who sets it all off and for that reason, he is likely to return to the Blues lineup for the trip to Newcastle on the final day of the season as Antonio Conte looks to get his side back on track ahead of the Wembley showpiece final on 19 May against Manchester United.
That’s why we asked you who should drop out to allow the Belgian back in; Willian or Pedro? The response was overwhelming and Chelsea fans clearly want the Spaniard, valued at £22.5m by Transfermarkt to be dropped by Conte.
81 per cent want the former Barcelona man to be dumped on the bench and you can check out the full results of the poll below…