Chelsea morning news: Chelsea to spend £80m on two stars before the World Cup?

A round up of this morning’s news stories about Chelsea.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho reportedly plans to complete deals for PSG striker Edinson Cavani and Southampton defender Luke Shaw before the World Cup.

The pair have been consistently linked with moves to Stamford Bridge and getting the deals done before the tournament in Brazil would represent great business for the club.

Cavani is rated at around £55-60 million while Shaw would set the club back around the £22 million mark.

Eden Hazard has revealed he doesn’t want to be considered young when people talk about him.

The Belgian midfielder has been one of the Blues’ best players in recent weeks, scoring goals and deciding matches including his first Premier League hat-trick against Newcastle.

“I hope people will drop the word young because that will mean I have moved up. Those players are on another planet,” said the 23-year-old.

Mourinho has pushed the team line following his side’s exit from the FA Cup.

Chelsea were well beaten at Manchester City yesterday and the Portuguese coach has stressed that the team must stay together.

“There are things I can think and keep to myself; it’s up to you. I don’t want to individualise, speak about my striker or my keeper or my left-back, whatever. We are a team, we win as a team, we lose as a team,” said the boss.

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