"But, as you know very well, he is an important player for us".
The defending Premier League champions saw their four-game winning run come to an end at Anfield on Saturday evening following a 1-1 stalemate with Liverpool.
Willian has been involved in each of Chelsea's last five goals and Conte has been asked whether he wants to see more goals from the Brazil global. If you play every game you stop training and you are more likely to have an injury.
"If one day the club try to ask me something about this topic I can give my opinion, but at the same time I am very happy to work for this club with these players".
The Blues are behind Manchester City in the Premier League table but they are also behind Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, despite beating them only three weeks ago. "We started the season with a lot of problems", Conte said at his pre-match conference yesterday. It is very important to improve this skill and to try to score more goals than the previous season.
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta was awarded man of the match Credit Getty Images
The Chelsea boss conceded that his players can't look at the Citizens at the moment and they just need to focus on getting things right for themselves and concentrate on their own performances.
Kyle Bartley also adds to the club's defensive woes as he continues to remain on the sidelines following a knee ligament injury, with the Swans possibly looking to protect against damage limitation.
"We are in November and trying to do our best".
"I must be honest at the moment it is hard for me to answer [how long he will be sidelined]", Conte said. In this league, we started with the two favourite teams, the two Manchesters.More news: Trump says Access Hollywood tape wasn't him
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