Luiz, 30, used to be unnoticed of Chelsea’s squad to face Nottingham Forest within the Carabao Cup remaining evening after it emerged that he broke his wrist within the goalless draw in opposition to Arsenal on the weekend.
The Brazil global sustained the injury within the first part after crashing into the promoting boardings and falling right into a photographer.
He performed on, however used to be despatched off for a horror problem on Sead Kolasinac whilst wearing the injury.
But in spite of the fracture, Luiz has returned to Chelsea coaching already.
And Conte has now equipped a favorable update on his situation.
“He is an important player for us,” Antonio Conte stated after their Five-1 thrashing of Forest at Stamford Bridge.
“I do know what took place at the top of the primary part (on Sunday).
“But he’ll be in a position for the sport in opposition to Atletico Madrid.”
Chelsea will now take on Everton within the Carabao Cup fourth spherical within the week starting up October 23.
But up subsequent for the Blues is a Premier League conflict with Stoke this Saturday (three:00pm).
However, it’s unclear whether or not the centre-back will function at the wager365 Stadium.
Conte did verify he’ll be to be had for his or her Champions League tie with Atletico subsequent Wednesday although (7:45pm).