Maurizio Sarri has urged Eden Hazard and Chelsea to come back to an settlement over his future and finish hypothesis that he’ll depart Stamford Bridge.
Hazard has a yr and a half remaining on his Chelsea contract, and has overtly mentioned pursuing what he described as a “dream” transfer to Actual Madrid.
The ahead mentioned after the Blues’ 2-1 win at Watford on Wednesday that he needed to carry on till the top of the season to decide on his future, however Sarri doesn’t wish to wait.
He mentioned: “I believe now we have to resolve the issue. If we wish to plan the longer term, now we have to resolve this drawback.
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“I do not know [what Hazard is thinking], however I believe that it is time to determine.”
Nonetheless, Sarri mentioned chatting with Hazard about his future was exterior of his remit, explaining: “I’ve not the ability to do that.
“I’m the coach. I wish to communicate to him solely in regards to the place on the pitch.”
Hazard is Chelsea’s high scorer this season with 12 targets from 22 matches, and is at the moment on the right track to beat his document tally for the membership, which was 19 targets within the 2014/15 season.
Sarri isn’t shocked by the Belgian’s improved goal-scoring type, nevertheless, saying: “I used to be actually assured as a result of he is a good participant, some of the necessary of Chelsea’s historical past. So I used to be actually assured that he was in a position to rating extra.”
Hazard has been deployed as a false 9 in Chelsea’s final 4 Premier League matches, regardless of his insistence that he prefers to play as a winger on the left of the Blues’ assault.
Sarri is set to maintain taking part in the 27-year-old in a extra central position, although, including: “I’m very proud of him on this position.
“I do not know if he prefers to play as a winger or as a striker, but when he is ready to play just like the final match within the centre, it’s not an issue for me to place him within the centre.
“I can not see the issue of Hazard on this position. He performed 4 matches as a false quantity 9, and he scored three targets and two assists. So I can not see the issue.
“It will depend on the second. At this second we should be strong, and with Hazard on this place I believe we will develop into extra strong. It is a good possibility additionally for the defensive section.
“Perhaps sooner or later we will play with a striker and Hazard collectively.”
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