Maurizio Sarri urges Ruben Loftus-Cheek to improve despite hat-trick

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And at Stamford Bridge the very same tune was belted out after Ruben Loftus-Cheek bagged a hat-trick in the 3-1 win over BATE Borisov. "And that is all you can ask of a player". You get to see the game, feel the game and it is easier to learn in that sense. In both training and games is where you get the feel for tactics and the smell of the game. "I want to keep being ambitious, keep improving and see how far I can go".

However, the 24-year-old is back to full strength and has featured in eight of Chelsea's nine Premier League games this season, scoring two goals and providing one assist.

And Loftus-Cheek said on BT Sport after the game that he's not sure his three goals will be enough. Now I think the same, but now he's more suited to my football, he's improving. The first time I stepped on the pitch for Chelsea at Stanford Bridge was in the Champions League and that was a special night.

BATE barely got the ball out of their own half in the early stages and they were two down before mounting their first serious attack, as Loftus-Cheek this time got in front of his marker to turn Willian's corner into the back of the net.

Despite Loftus-Cheek having played just 33 minutes for Chelsea in the Premier League this season, Hayes believes the England worldwide is ready to feature more regularly for the first team.

"Congratulations to him", Loftus-Cheek said of Hudson-Odoi's appearance.

Hazard has been a key figure for Sarri and Chelsea this season, cementing himself as the best player in the league.

"All the players in the team will keep pushing him, Ampadu as well".

Pedro curled a deflected shot agonisingly wide and Mateo Kovacic - one of three Chelsea players to retain their spot in the side from Saturday's 2-2 draw with Manchester United - prodded wide from closer range as he attempted to join Loftus-Cheek in getting off the mark for the season.