Chelsea morning news: Besiktas partnership, Hazard reveals main aim

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A round up of news stories this morning about Chelsea.

Chelsea players could be sent on loan to Besiktas after a new partnership was agreed between the clubs.

The deal, similar to the one with Vitesse Arnhem, would see the first teams and academies of each club working together.

The agreement is also thought to include a joint scouting operation, which could help Chelsea spot talent in Turkey.

Eden Hazard has admitted he’s ready to perform for Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Hazard has endured an inconsistent start to the season after being the club’s most prolific attacking player in the last campaign.

“It's the first time I have known a coach who operates like this. The others tended to protect me. Him, he really wants my potential to explode - and he does everything to make it happen,” he told the Express.

Hazard has also revealed his belief that he doesn’t see himself as one of the top five players in the world, a group which he’s aiming to break into.

“I am not in the top five, not yet. I perhaps am not very far from it, but I still have to work,” he added.

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