The Blues boss was keen to praise the influence the midfielder has on his teammates.
Nottingham Forest suffered a 1-0 defeat to Preston North End in the Championship on Tuesday evening.
Alex Mowatt scored the winner as Leeds United defeated Cardiff City.
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe scored in his side's latest match against Everton.
West Ham United have made an impressive start to the new campaign, and they are currently in sixth place in the Premier League table.
Uwe Rosler is the favourite to become the new manager at Huddersfield.
The highly-rated Polish midfielder has also been linked with a move to Arsenal in the past.
Have they dodged a bullet, or will there be a few quid knocked off his fee?
The Leeds United owner has done a U-turn on a potential sale to Leeds Fans Utd.
Heung-Min Son has been out of action since Tottenham Hotspur's 4-1 win over Manchester City.
Match between Sunderland and West Ham United to be played on Saturday 13th December 2014 at 15:00. Venue: Stadium of Light, Sunderland.
Ian Wright cannot believe Chelsea have Fabregas among their squad and not Arsenal.
Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Luka Modric's international team mate Sime Vrsaljko.