Azpilicueta played every minute for Chelsea last season, as they won the Premier League and has become a regular fixture in the Chelsea back three.
Basel played a formation with three central defenders against United in the Champions League on Tuesday, but Mourinho insists that journalists interpret the system incorrectly. In my past sometimes before a Champions League game I could rest players.
However, Conte has warned his Chelsea players that they must be at their best week in, week out, as they look challenge for silverware on multiple fronts this season.
Chelsea, who beat Qarabag 6-0 in the Champions League last night, host their London rivals in Sunday's early Premier League kick off.
"I'm enjoying my football and I just want to say thanks to him, really".
Blues boss Antonio Conte said: 'I think with Eden, we must have a bit of patience with him'.
"You know very well in this league there are six or seven teams ready to fight not only for the title, but also for a place in the Champions League and the Europa League".
"To play the first game of the Champions League, then to win with a good result, to score many goals, to finish the game with a clean sheet".
'We must be pleased to see Eden in the team. "It's very important and I had a positive answer from my players".
"We are focused on Arsenal - a tough, tough game - on Sunday". Otherwise we risk a bad injury to delay the situation.
"I think it was a ideal start for us to play our first game in the Champions League and win with a good result and score many goals", said Conte. Chelsea played very good.
The players, exhausted after chasing the game for 90 minutes, took time at the whistle to applaud their small contingent of travelling supporters in driving rain.
"We made a lot of errors", Qarabag coach Gurban Gurbanov said.