With Chelsea set to face Middlesbrough on Sunday, Conte has a few very difficult decisions ahead of him…

After a few impressive results before the international break, Conte’s formation picks itself – but choosing the players themselves will no doubt be a slightly more difficult task for the Italian boss.

Granted, nobody that has played over the last few weeks necessarily deserves to be dropped – but there are a host of players on the fringes of the Chelsea first team that deserve a run-out.

One such player is Willian, who last season was Chelsea’s main man.

However, a family bereavement meant that he was allowed some time away from the club – and the team played so well in his absence that he has been unable to get back into the side.

This weekend, though, represents a chance for Conte to give Willian a run back in the first team – and he definitely should take that chance…

With that said, here areĀ 3 reasons why Willian must return to the Chelsea first team against Middlesbrough…