EDEN HAZARD has given Chelsea hope he will snub a ‘dream’ move to Real Madrid.
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The Belgian wizard scored both Blues goals to jump back above Arsenal into the top four.
The 24-year-old Croatian midfielder is one a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid.
GOING OUT OF HIS MIND
Angry boss Sarri has made them watch video nasties of Saturday’s collapse against Leicester and held a series of meetings with the squad and individuals to try to stop the rot.
‘FUMING RIGHT NOW’
Hudson-Odoi replaced Pedro two minutes before half-time – the first time the 18-year-old had made a league appearance this season.
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CHELSEA’S most-wanted man Eden Hazard suggested his future lies in west London as he aims to become a club legend.
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
CHELSEA are in talks with AC Milan over a potential swap deal between Alvaro Morata and Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports.
The Spain striker, 26, has failed to convince Stamford Bridge boss Maurizio Sarri he is the man he needs up top with just four league goals so far this season.
CHELSEA have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Christian Pulisic after Bayern Munich pulled out the race for the Dortmund star.
The Bundesliga champions have been scouting the American ace for the past 18-months, along with Liverpool.
ARSENAL FAVOURITES TO LAND CAHILL
Cahill, 33, has played just seven times this season, including just once in the league, with the Gunners in need of reinforcements.
OUT WITH THE OLD
The Brazilian is out of contract in six months’ time and wants a new long-term deal – but the Blues chiefs will only offer a one-year extension due to him being over 30.
A REAL NAB
CHELSEA could miss out on the chance to sign Lyon’s mercurial midfielder Nabil Fekir after he was offered to Real Madrid.
The French international came close to joining Liverpool in the summer, only for medical problem seeing it fall through.