CHELSEA NEWS: Starsport brings you the latest coming out of Stamford Bridge including updates on Eden Hazard, Elseid Hysaj and Andreas Christensen.
Eden Hazard has dismissed the possibility of a January move to Real Madrid.
The 27-year-old recently admitted he considers moving to the Bernabeu on daily basis.
Speaking at a media conference with Belgium today, Hazard was asked if he believe he needs to play in Spain to win the Ballon d’Or.
“That’s why I want to go, maybe,” he said.
Asked if that move might happen in January, Hazard added: “No.”
Hazard is under contract at Stamford Bridge until the summer of 2020.
Chelsea were blocked from signing Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj by the Serie A club.
That is according to Hysaj’s agent Mario Giuffredi, who blasted critics of his client.
“Those who criticise him probably never make mistakes, but the rest of us are mere mortals,” Giuffredi said on Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.
“Without that clause he probably would have gone to Chelsea this summer.
“People forget that he was one of the best two or three full-backs in Europe last season. Then it just takes two or three matches for him to become a donkey.
“I always say to let everyone talk and then respond on the pitch.”
Andreas Christensen has threatened to quit Chelsea.
The 22-year-old centre-back has found himself on the fringes of Maurizio Sarri’s starting XI.
He told Danish publication BT: “It has been a difficult start to the season.
“I can’t stand having to have so much patience again. I’m 22 years old now and I really want to play.
“In the last three seasons I’ve played regularly for the teams I’ve been at, so of course I don’t see myself staying if my current situation remains the same in the future.
“It’s too early to talk about when I’m going to move, or if I’m going to move at all. But it’s clearly not a good situation for me.”