Sarri backs Hazard to become world's best at Chelsea

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Chelsea will host Man Utd at Stamford Bridge on Saturday following the resumption of the English Premier League.

Hazard has played 10 matches for the Blues so far this season, scoring eight goals and assisting a further three strikes.

Hazard fuelled speculation surrounding his future when the Chelsea FC star admitted that it was his dream to represent Real Madrid in an interview during the global break last week. Hazard though, has maintained that he is happy at Chelsea, and would not force through a move to the European champions.

"Now, I see he's the player of Cristiano and Messi's time". "Real Madrid is the best club in the world", Hazard insisted in post-match comments when quizzed about his future.

Mourinho said: 'I would love to have him in Manchester United but I don't think Chelsea will sell him to Manchester United so it's not a problem. I wake up fresh and ready to work again and to give my best again.

'That puts them just in the Premier League, and in the Premier League the results speak for themselves.

The Belgian is now enjoying the best form of his career, and he has been linked with a move to some of Europe's biggest teams as a result of his performances.

Neither Chelsea nor Man Utd have any player on suspension.

His availability was confirmed by the Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho while he was giving an injury update on his team earlier on Friday ahead of the all-important league meeting with his former club. To remain so, the Blues will undoubtedly need Hazard to maintain his superb current form but the shadow of Real Madrid interest still looms large.

"I don't think so", he said the Italian.

"We want him to stay and we will do what we have to do to entice him to stay".

"So if I don't move, if I don't go to Spain, it is not a problem".