Azpilicueta convinced Hazard can be 'the best'

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       Gianfranco Zola says Eden Hazard is not yet at his best

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It sounds like Maurizio Sarri couldn't care less who Chelsea's next club captain will be. We have good players and we've brought in new players like Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic - players where you need movement.

"In Italy, it is different".

"In England we can not ask this so we have to play after 64 hours". "Always, I know he's great but now when I see him playing with us every day it's just incredible". On the world Championships in Russian Federation, the Belgian performed six matches and scored three objectives, gave two assists helped his group to turn out to be third within the event.

"It's clear that Eden hazard is among the many 4 gamers who're the most effective on the planet".

"I have fun playing with him and my teammates, this team is really fantastic".

Victory in Greece continued Sarri's flawless start to life as Blues boss. Here, at the moment, I am very happy.

"I really do. I covered Spanish football for four years and I saw Ronaldo and Messi, and the way they did it".

West Ham, Chelsea's hosts today, certainly have under new boss Manuel Pellegrini. At the moment, Marko Arnautovic is their first-choice striker but they are interested to get Morata into their arsenal to beef up their offensive options.

Sarri said: "I have seen the five matches of West Ham in the Premier League. This is also very important for the team because he is a very important player for the team", he added.

With Giroud and Hazard in front, the Blues have scored a lot of goals. They played very well.

"(Sunday) was hard; I missed a couple of passes, dribbles but I feel good.

However, former Chelsea leftback and current pundit Minto reckons that Hazard will be able to smash that record in the current campaign under the tutelage of Sarri.

"And in the second part, Azpilicueta".

With Gary Cahill, skipper under Sarri's predecessor Antonio Conte, out of favour and ready to leave in January if his exile continues, there is intrigue over the captaincy - although not from Sarri who barely considers the matter important.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, Azpilicueta said: "I prefer to defend as far as possible up the pitch".

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