Chelsea boss Sarri: Players adjusted quicker here than Napoli

Hazard used to predict what he’d do in a game – Rahman

Hazard used to predict what he’d do in a game – Rahman

'He was awesome. I still enjoy watching his videos on YouTube.

Eden Hazard is "still not at his best", according to Gianfranco Zola, with Chelsea convinced that there is even more to come from a player enjoying a stunning run of form.

'He had everything, he was the modern midfielder - scoring goals, defending well, tackling. I don't copy anybody but I do like to watch Scholes.

"But now, when I see him playing with us every day, every week, he is just incredible". Players like Luka Modric and Andres Iniesta, too'.

Chelsea FC turned to Maurizio Sarri after Antonio Conte led the Blues to a disappointing fifth-placed finish in the Premier League last term.

The former England worldwide also managed to score 155 goals in 718 appearances for the Red Devils and that is an area of Kovacic's game he wants to improve.

Casualties feared as militants attack Iran army parade
Bloodied troops could be seen in combat fatigues, helping each other walk away in images from Iranian news service ISNA. Iran is marking the anniversary of the beginning of the 1980-88 war with Iraq with several parades across the nation.

The 24-year-old added: 'That is the problem in my career, I have not scored enough - and it's something I need to improve on'.

Meanwhile, the Real Madrid loanee claimed earlier this week that Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard is now among the three best players in the world.

The Belgium global was eased into the 2018-19 campaign by new Blues boss Maurizio Sarri on the back of a hectic World Cup summer with his country.

"Speaking to the Evening Standard about the Belgian, Kovacic said: "[Hazard is] really good. I didn't know he's so good.

"Here at the moment I am very happy with the situation, with the players, with the club. I am enjoying with him, with other players, because the team is really awesome, talented, and I think we can do great things this season".

West Ham had a miserable start to their campaign but victory against Everton has lifted the mood and they will be further buoyed by last season's results against Chelsea - when they took four points off their London rivals.

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