Chelsea morning round-up: Hazard on Costa, injury blow for weekend

A round up of news stories this morning related to Chelsea.

Eden Hazard has told the Daily Express which Chelsea star he would hate to play against.

Hazard says striker Diego Costa is an inspiration to the rest of his teammates for his success and attitude up front.

The Belgian has suggested that he’s lucky to play in the same team as the Spanish international.

The Guardian claims Cesc Fabregas could miss the match against Manchester City this weekend with a hamstring problem.

Fabregas has been one of Chelsea’s most productive players so far this season and his absence would definitely be a blow for the team.

Chelsea could also be without Costa because of the FA charge against him for violent conduct during the Liverpool game.

The Daily Star reports that Chelsea have been told they will have to pay a £26 million fee for Juan Cuadrado.

Fiorentina reportedly want the full amount of the clause in his contract if he’s to leave them before the end of the transfer window.

The Star suggests that Louis van Gaal at Manchester United could also be interested in a move.

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