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Eden Hazard says he is happy at Chelsea and ‘can’t wait’ to face Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United

Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he is relishing the chance to face Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United next season. Mourinho, sacked by the Blues in December, was confirmed as Louis van Gaal’s successor at Old Trafford on Friday. Hazard won the Premier League title under the self-styled Special One at Stamford Bridge, and he is already

Guus Hiddink on penalty decision to snatch Chelsea a draw with West Ham: ‘A very close call’

Guus Hiddink believes the penalty decision, which rescued Chelsea a draw with West Ham, was ‘a close call’. West Ham were leading the reigning Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge before Cesc Fabregas converted an 89th-minute spot-kick to earn a 2-2 draw. Referee Bobby Madley adjudged Ruben Loftus-Cheek had been tripped by Michail Antonio and

Who was Football League’s star baker?

Neil Warnock’s Rotherham came from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Derby While Burnley were busy going seven points clear at the top of the Championship, miraculous comebacks and sublime goals were taking centre stage in the Football League. Here are five things you may have missed from Saturday’s action… A late finish for Exeter

Aguero ‘to leave at end of contract’

Sergio Aguero has scored 128 goals for Manchester City since joining in 2011 Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has said he will leave the Premier League club when his contract expires. The Argentina international’s five-year deal at Etihad Stadium takes him to the end of the 2018-19 season. He has scored 128 goals for City

Everton struggling to control virus

Roberto Martinez says a virus at Everton’s training base is causing him major issues after a fourth player was struck down. Bryan Oviedo became the latest victim this week when he was taken to hospital with bronchitis as the club continue to contain a virus which has already effected the likes of Gareth Barry, Arouna

Chelsea didn't have a chance against PSG – bad recruitment meant the squad was not up to it

In the summer of 2014, Chelsea were widely praised for enjoying a brilliant transfer window, when then-manager Jose Mourinho and the hierarchy of technical director Michael Emenalo and director Marina Granovskaia moved quickly to vastly improve the squad. A season earlier, Mourinho’s first back in England, the Blues had lacked goals and creativity – Eden Hazard was