Shortly after coming off the substitutes' bench to carve open Arsenal on Saturday, Eden Hazard confirmed that Chelsea have won the battle to determine where he will play his football this season -- while reminding everyone that the definitive fight is far from over.
Chelsea know the uncertainty over Hazard's future will only be settled once he is either sold or signs a long-term contract extension. This summer he was not inclined to follow the example of Thibaut Courtois by forcing a move...
LONDON -- Eden Hazard can become the best player in Europe if he adopts the mentality of an elite goalscorer, according to new Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri.
The Belgian has not broken the 20-goal barrier in any of his six Premier League seasons, with Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte among the former Chelsea head coaches who have claimed he could reach the level of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo if he becomes more ruthless in the final third.
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LONDON -- Maurizio Sarri said he believes Chelsea's squad is "complete" after the arrivals of Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic and insisted that it is "impossible" for Eden Hazard to leave Stamford Bridge before the European transfer deadline on Aug. 31.
Chelsea enjoyed a quiet Premier League transfer deadline day, having broken their club-record to acquire Kepa from Athletic Bilbao from £71.5 million on Wednesday and secured Kovacic on a season-long loan as part of the deal that took Thibaut...
Thibaut Courtois said it would be "fantastic" if Eden Hazard could one day join him at Real Madrid during his unveiling at the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday.
Chelsea's focus remains on keeping Hazard in spite of Madrid's interest, but the playmaker will enter the final year of his contract next summer and Courtois is hopeful that his Belgium teammate will rejoin him at his new club.
"He is very happy that I am here because he knows how important it was for me to come to Real Madrid," Courtois said....