Chelsea star Eden Hazard has praised his teammate Olivier Giroud and added that the experience and expertise of the Frenchman will be key to his side’s chances in the FA Cup final.
Eden Hazard has admitted this season has not been good for Chelsea, but he has told of how the club’s focus will be on winning the Premier League next year.
Chelsea will be looking at finishing their disappointing campaign on a high at the end of the season by hoping to convince Eden Hazard to sign a new bumper deal to fend off interest from Real Madrid.
The international break is finally over for another couple of months and the Chelsea players will be returning to Cobham with Tottenham Hotspur taking their focus on Sunday, a side that have not been able to beat the Blues at Stamford Bridge in 28 years.
Many at Chelsea have not been happy with how the season has gone so far: although the club is still competing for the FA Cup, they face an uphill challenge of trying to secure the fourth spot in the Premier League and the opportunity to play Champions League football.
With a former Chelsea player currently lighting up the Premier League in his second stint in England, Blues fans might want to see some positive news about some of their former goalscorers. While Mohamed Salah is steaming towards his first Golden Boot, there’s no place for him in this list of Chelsea’s top 5 Premier League goalscorers.
Sunday proved yet another frustrating night match for Chelsea fans as they saw their team fail to put up a fight in their 1-0 loss to Manchester City. The lack of work rate from the players was one of the major criticisms of the Blues’ performance but their star man has chosen something else to pick out after the weak showing.
Eden Hazard has opened up about his preferred playing position following the 1-1 stalemate against Barcelona.
It certainly hasn’t been a campaign to remember for Chelsea so far, especially after they steamrolled their way to the league title last term. However, with them currently occupying fourth place in the Premier League, it’s not all bad for the Blues with the strong possibility of Champions League qualification for next season.
The transfer saga concerning the potential move of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid has taken yet another twist, one that Chelsea fans might take some confidence from. Ever since the rumours began a couple of years ago, it has looked as though Hazard has been on the verge of a big money switch to the Spanish capital but until now, it has never materialised.
Belgian star Eden Hazard has pointed to the Blues’ crowded fixtures as being the main reason for his side struggling to regain the form that won them the Premier League title last term.
Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has the potential to win the Ballon d’Or award and it is now up to him to go and get it, according to teammate Cesc Fabregas.
Eden Hazard is having a fantastic season for Chelsea and as always with a player in fine form, the transfer rumours have begun to gather some pace. It may come as a surprise that it isn’t Real Madrid who have been linked with the Belgium international in the last few days – it is actually the Blues’ Premier League rivals, Manchester City.
Despite constant speculation linking Eden Hazard with a move away from Stamford Bridge, the Belgian superstar says he is ready to pen a new deal at Chelsea – on one crucial condition.
Chelsea fans were seemingly given a huge boost earlier today when Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois told reporters he was “close” to signing a new deal to keep him at the Bridge.
Real Madrid are sensationally set to offer Chelsea the services of Welsh international winger Gareth Bale as part of a swap deal for long-time target Eden Hazard.
Eden Hazard has rejected a fresh contract extension at Chelsea in an attempt to engineer a move to Real Madrid, the star’s father has revealed.
Chelsea secured a hard-fought 1-0 win over Southampton on Saturday as they kept pace in the race for Champions League football next season. Manchester City kept their incredible run going with a 4-1 thumping of Tottenham, which strengthened the Blues’ grip on third place – but Antonio Conte’s men remain 14 points behind the high-flying Citizens.
Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from defeat to rivals West Ham as they welcome an inconsistent Southampton side to Stamford Bridge. The Blues are 14 points behind Manchester City at the top of the league in what looks to be a mountain to climb to retain their Premier League title but their midweek win over Huddersfield will give Antonio Conte cause for optimism.
Chelsea made light work of a trip to the John Smith’s Stadium against a Huddersfield side who could have proved tough opponents.
Chelsea travel to Huddersfield for the inaugural Premier League meeting between the sides in what promises to be a stern test for Antonio Conte’s men. The Italian has bemoaned his team’s hectic schedule in recent weeks but with European progress now assured and the small matter of two matches against Barcelona to look forward to in the New Year, Chelsea need to focus on their domestic form if they are to maintain any sort of late charge towards regaining their Premier League title.
In Chelsea’s very mixed start to their title defence, there has been one particular shining light. The form of Eden Hazard has been very impressive and the Belgian forward looks back to his brilliant best in the Premier League.
Chelsea missed their chance to put pressure on the Manchester clubs above them in the Premier League as they succumbed to their fourth defeat of the season at a resurgent West Ham.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals draw was made last week at the Kremlin in Moscow, the main host city for the tournament next summer. The event saw all 32 teams placed into eight different groups. As one of Europe’s biggest sides, Chelsea will have a strong contingent of players on show in Russia. Blues players could feature in up to nine of the nations that will be competing next year and today, we take a look at them.
Chelsea travel across London to the Olympic Stadium to face bitter rivals West Ham in what promises to be a mouth-watering London derby. The Blues will be looking to continue their excellent form of late – 19 points picked up from a possible 21 in the Premier League – and Antonio Conte’s men will be hoping to cash in on any slip-ups from the Manchester sides above them, who meet on Sunday.