And he’s keen to ensure his Stamford Bridge stars adopt the same approach ahead of today’s visit to Crystal Palace.
The Blues travel to Selhurst Park off the back of their 10th consecutive top flight win.
And their latest victory came without key man Eden Hazard due to injury.
Willian was an able deputy for the Belgium international at Sunderland on Wednesday night.
And Conte is demanding his Chelsea players are all equally ready to step up when needed.
“I need all my players in every game and I repeat it’s important to have the possibility to choose, above all when we are in an emergency.”
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte issues a demand to his Stamford Bridge stars
The former Juventus gaffer said: “Before with Eden we played a lot of games and we played very well, and then it can happen that a player has an injury.
“I hope when we have this type of situation the substitute plays very well.
“I need all my players in every game and I repeat it’s important to have the possibility to choose, above all when we are in an emergency.
“Until now, we were lucky we haven’t had a lot of injuries.”
Chelsea will be top of the table come Christmas regardless of the final score this lunchtime.
However, they could end the weekend up to nine points clear of their rivals providing they win and results elsewhere go their way.