Belgium international Eden Hazard is no doubt Chelsea’s best player at the moment and he has confessed not to be anywhere close to Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, noting that he one of the four players he looks up to.
Eden Hazard has been firing for the Blues with 13 goals and has handed 11 assists in 29 Premier League games for Chelsea this season which is below the 17 goals already scored by the Egypt international playmaker for the Premier League leaders.
However, the Belgium international signs praise of the former AS Roma player as he noted that he is doing all in best to match the Liverpool star.
Eden Hazard ranks Liverpool’s star player amongst world stars like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luca Modric, insisting that Mohamed Salah is one of them as he hopes to get to their level.
However, Mohamed Salah led his team into finishing second in the league last season and has already begun with his efforts to land the title this season.
Meanwhile, the Blues star Eden Hazard could be leaving the West London at the end of the season as he is already being linked with a move to the Spanish La Liga outfit Real Madrid.
Chelsea Keen To Sign This Pacey Winger In January
Europa League winners Chelsea are reportedly keen to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha during the January transfer market which opens again in the next few weeks.
According to The Independent, Chelsea want to sign the in-form Zaha if their transfer ban is overturned at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).
Chelsea are in the midst of a two-window transfer ban imposed on them by world football’s governing body FIFA due to their culpability in the signing of underage players.
The Blues had earlier made an appeal to FIFA over the transfer ban and it was thrown out thereby prompting them to take the matter to CAS.
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Chelsea were unable to sign players in the summer as they served the first part of the punishment.
They will serve the second part of the punishment in the January transfer window if the ban is not overturned.
Wilfried Zaha was a transfer target for both Everton and Arsenal in the summer but the two clubs were unable to produce the £80m transfer fee ended to sign him.
Recent reports claimed that Crystal Palace have slammed a £70m asking price on him ahead of January transfer window.
Zaha has scored two goals in the last three games for Crystal Palace.
EPL: Another Chelsea Striker Nominated For Goal Of The Month Award
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has been nominated for the Premier League Goal of the Month for November.
The Nigerian-born England international has made the list of eight nominees for the Goal of the Month Award for last month.
He made the list for his strike during the 2-1 away win over bottom club Watford.
Others on the list of nominees for the Goal of the Month for November include Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United), Harry Wilson (Bournemouth), Ruben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Joao Moutinho (Wolverhampton Wanderers) and Fabinho (Liverpool).
Tammy Abraham has been in sensational form for Chelsea this season following his return to the Blues from a loan spell at Aston Villa.
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He scored 25 goals in 37 appearances for Aston Villa last season in the English Championship as he helped the club to return to the Premier League.
Tammy Abraham has scored 12 goals in all competitions including 11 goals in the Premier League.
He returned from a small injury layoff in the midweek game against Aston Villa.
Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-1 at home with a goal and an assist for Tammy Abraham.
He would be hoping to continue his form for Chelsea when they travel to Merseyside to take on Everton.
Chelsea Can Now Sign Players For This Reason
Europa League winners Chelsea are free to sign players in the January transfer window after their transfer ban was lifted earlier today.
Chelsea were given a two-window transfer ban by FIFA earlier this year for their involvement with underage players and that prompted them to take the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after their appeal to FIFA was turned down.
The Blues have already served a transfer window ban during this summer’s transfer window.
The CAS hearing took place earlier today and the FIFA ruling was partially upheld but the transfer ban was reduced from two transfer windows to one transfer window which had already been served by Chelsea in the summer.
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With new development, Chelsea can now sign players as from the winter transfer window in the New Year.
Chelsea have been seriously linked with a move to Wilfried Zaha even before the ruling from CAS.
The latest development means that the Blues have the opportunity to sign Zaha from fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace.
According to the Independent, Chelsea will have to pay as much as £70m for Zaha if they want to sign the Ivorian international player who has scored two goals in the last three league games for Crystal Palace.
EPL: The Legend Backing Chelsea To Beat Struggling Everton
West London giants Chelsea have been backed to pick up the three points on offer for the league game at the home of Everton this weekend.
Tennis star Andy Murray made his prediction on several Premier League Matchday 16 games including the Everton vs Chelsea clash at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon.
According to the former Wimbledon Open champion, Chelsea will secure the maximum points via a 2-1 win over Everton who are without a permanent manager following the dismissal of Marco Silva earlier this week.
Marco Silva was appointed the Everton manager last summer and he led them to eighth place on the Premier League table last summer.
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He had not reached the heights of last season in the new Premier League campaign and the final straw was the Merseyside Derby which Everton lost 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Marco Silva was sacked on Thursday and he has since been replaced by club legend Duncan Ferguson who will be in temporary charge of the team starting with the Everton game.
For Chelsea, a win over Everton will consolidate their spot in the top four on the Premier League.
The Blues beat Aston Villa in their last league game to end a two-game losing run and could make it two wins in a row at Everton this weekend.
EPL: Chelsea Confirm Starting Lineup vs Everton
Everton will be without manager Marco Silva for the first time in almost two years when they welcome Chelsea to Goodison Park for the lunchtime kickoff on Saturday after the Portuguese tactician was sacked on Thursday evening.
Marco Silva has left Everton in trouble with the Toffees in the bottom three on the Premier League table after the thumping defeat at the hands of Merseyside rivals Liverpool earlier this week.
Everton were beaten 5-2 at Liverpool and that left them in 18th position on the log after 14 points from the first 15 league games of the season.
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Club legend Duncan Ferguson has been placed in temporary charge of the team and his first test would be the Chelsea match on Saturday afternoon.
Chelsea would be targeting a second successive league win after ending a run of three matches without a victory in midweek via the slim 2-1 over league newcomers Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.
Possible Chelsea XI vs Everton: Kepa Arrizabalaga; Reece James, Kurt Zouma, Fikayo Tomori, Cesar Azpilicueta; Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante; Christian Pulisic, Tammy Abraham and Willian.
Eden Hazard To Miss El Clasico Clash With Barcelona
Real Madrid have been dealt a big injury blow following the news that star player Eden Hazard will miss the El Clasico clash with arch rivals Barcelona.
Summer signing Eden Hazard has suffered a fractured ankle and would miss the blockbuster El Clasico meeting with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga.
He suffered the injury from during the recent Champions League game at home to French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG).
Eden Hazard was subbed off during the PSG game following the injury he sustained via the tackle from Belgian international teammate Thomas Meunier.
Eden Hazard has not enjoyed an extended run in the Real Madrid team mainly because of injury problems.
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The 28-year-old forward signed for Real Madrid from Premier League giants Chelsea in the summer in a club-record deal.
Real Madrid paid around €100m to sign Eden Hazard who had one year remaining on his contract at Chelsea.
Eden Hazard spent seven successful years at Chelsea with two Premier League titles and two Europa League titles.
The Belgian international signed for Chelsea from French Ligue 1 outfit Lille for a fee of around £32m.
He won the Premier League title under former Chelsea managers Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.
Golden Boot Race: Vardy, Tammy Abraham Add To League Tally
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy maintained his lead at the top of the top scorer chart in the Premier League after he scored another goal in the latest round of games.
Jamie Vardy scored one of the goals as Leicester City beat bottom club Watford 2-0 at home to record their seventh straight win in the Premier League.
The retired England international took his tally to 14 Premier League goals this season after he scored the opening goal of the game against the Hornets.
Vardy scored from the penalty spot after the foul on Northern Irish center-back Jonny Evans.
England international James Maddison scored the second Leicester City goal in the dying moments of the game to wrap up the three points on offer.
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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham maintained the pace with Jamie Vardy in the race for the Golden Boot after his recent injury problem.
He returned from injury to score his 11th league goal of the season against Aston Villa.
Tammy Abraham gave hosts Chelsea the lead at home to Aston Villa before the visitors equalized through Egyptian international Trezeguet at the end of the first half.
Mason Mount scored the winning goal for Chelsea in the second half off an assist from Tammy Abraham.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also in the mix for the Golden Boot with 10 league goals ahead of the home game with Brighton and Hove Albion on Thursday night.
What Bale Said About New Spurs Manager Jose Mourinho Revealed
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has spoken about the recent appointment of Jose Mourinho as the Tottenham Hotspur manager for the first time.
Jose Mourinho became the new Tottenham Hotspur manager at the end of November after long-term manager Mauricio Pochettino was sacked for the poor start to the season.
Pochettino spent over five years at Spurs and also led them to the Champions League final at the end of the last campaign in a miraculous manner following their second half, second leg recovery against Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam in the semifinals.
Welshman Gareth Bale has been linked with a return to Spurs in recent days with some reports claiming that Mourinho has given club chairman Daniel Levy the go ahead to pursue a deal for him.
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Bale was a Tottenham Hotspur player until the summer of 2013 when he left the North London club for Spanish La Liga outfit Real Madrid in a then world-record fee of £85.3m.
In a chat with BT Sports, Gareth Bale vetoed the appointment of Mourinho as the Spurs manager before adding that the Portuguese tactician will guarantee his former club trophies.
Ex-Chelsea, Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho led Spurs to three straight wins at the start of his tenure before they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United in a week 15 league game played on Wednesday night.