Gary Cahill Admits that he Wants Out of Chelsea FC in January

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Chelsea, off to a perfect start, are currently top of the table in the Premier League. However, not everybody on the current roster at Stamford Bridge is doing really well right now. 32-year-old centre-back Gary Cahill has not played a minute since new manager Maurizio Sarri took the reigns from Antonio Conte at the beginning of the season.

The Englishman has been with the club since 2012, scoring 13 times in a 189 appearances. However, he thinks it’s time to move on, should his situation not change for the better. When the transfer window reopens again in January, Cahill could be looking for an escape route.

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Chelsea FC vs West Ham United Injury Report, Match Preview

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Chelsea FC won’t likely forever be blowing bubbles as they head to the London Stadium to take on their crosstown rivals West Ham United, but they have to be feeling pretty good right now. They have won all five of their Premier League games so far, and picked up a road win in Europa League on Thursday night. Now they’ll try to best the Hammers in a match where they are heavy favorites, and move to 7 for 7 in 2018-19.

The Blues will be without a couple of key players though. Pedro is a major doubt for the clash against Manuel Pellegrini’s side after the Spaniard picked up a shoulder injury in the UEL win over PAOK. Mateo Kovacic missed out on that match with a minor injury and could be absent again.

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Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs West Ham United

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Chelsea FC have a quick turnaround, as they’ll face West Ham United on the road in a London Derby on Sunday. Fresh off a 1-0 win in Greece over PAOK in the UEFA Europa League Thursday night, the Blues had to deal with some nasty weather in the United Kingdom that delayed their arrival home until this morning.

“We have to play again in 63 hours, on Sunday morning,” Sarri said in postgame Thursday night, before he became aware of the weather issues. Despite the rapid turnover and potential for fatigue, let’s take a look at who Sarri could slot in his first team.

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Chelsea FC News: Eden Hazard, Maurizio Sarri, Willian, Ivan Rakitic

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Chelsea FC are set to tangle with PAOK Salonika in Greece tonight as they commence their Europa League campaign. They’ll take on West Ham United in a London derby on Sunday. In other words, there are plenty of news topics to discuss today, so let’s take a spin through the latest Chelsea news items and notes making the rounds on the internet today.

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Eden Hazard is Tired, Chelsea Manager Maurizio Sarri Reveals

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Earlier on Wednesday, we learned that Chelsea forward and world class footballer Eden Hazard wouldn’t be taking his talents to Greece as the Blues commence their 2018-19 European campaign. Hazard stayed behind in London, instead of traveling with the rest of his teammates for the Europa League group stage match at PAOK Salonika Thursday night.

Later on Wednesday we learned why- the 27-year-old Belgian is tired.

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Chelsea FC vs PAOK: Europa League Match Preview, Injury Report

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Chelsea FC and PAOK Salonika will meet for the first time ever in UEFA competition tomorrow night, as the two sides will clash in a Europa League group stage fixture. The Blues begin their European campaign in Greece, with the Group L opener against a PAOK side that won both of their previous meetings against an English team.

The Greek side beat Arsenal 1-0 in 1997 and Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in 2011. On the other side, Chelsea are undefeated all time against clubs from Greece, so something has got to give in this one. Someone’s streak it set to end, and the bookmakers believe ti will be PAOK who gets vanquished here.

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Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs PAOK Salonika

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Chelsea commence their 2018-19 Euro campaign tomorrow night with a trip to Greece, to take on PAOK Salonika. As we’ve already learned, Eden Hazard is apparently rested for this one, so this clash looks like a chance for Blues boss Maurizio Sarri to rotate his squad.

It’s a chance for some fringe players to step up and make an impression on the Italian, and we had that idea top of mind as we composed our projected Chelsea first team to take the pitch at the Toumba Stadium in Salonika.

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Eden Hazard Rested for Chelsea Europa League Clash at PAOK Salonika

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The elite, world class form that Eden Hazard displayed during the World Cup for Belgium has carried over to the club level with Chelsea. In 2018, he’s been playing as well as anybody in Europe, and some football observers and pundits have said just that.

However, he won’t be taking his talents to Greece as the Blues commence their 2018-19 European campaign with a Europa League clash at PAOK Salonika tomorrow night.

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Eden Hazard Prefers Playing with Olivier Giroud over Alvaro Morata Says Jamie Carragher

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After bagging a hat trick for Chelsea this past Saturday in a resounding 4-1 win over Cardiff City, Eden Hazard drew heavy praise from his manager Maurizio Sarri, who said the Belgian could score 40 goals this season.

Hazard, who is clearly much better suited to the Sarri system than to the tactics of predecessors Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho, is playing at an all world form right now, which has social media users in awe.

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Eden Hazard Nets Hat Trick, Chelsea Go Top of Table, Notable Twitter Reactions

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Blues supporters all over the world are buzzing as Eden Hazard bagged a hat trick, and Chelsea went top of the table on Saturday with a 4-1 win over Cardiff City. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said he believes the Belgian could bag 40 goals this campaign, and given how elite his form looks these days, who could blame the Italian for speaking in such hyperbolic terms.

Hazard scored in the 37′ and 44′ today, and after bagging a brace from open play, completed the triple with a penalty kick in the 80′. Chelsea and Liverpool are now the only two teams to have won their first five games, with the Blues ahead of the Reds on goal differential by one.

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Eden Hazard Could Score 40 Goals this Season, Says Maurizio Sarri

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said today that he believes his star forward Eden Hazard can score 30-35 goals this season. Then he quickly upped the ante by saying the Belgian could score 40 this term; provided of course he focuses his game on the final third.

The Belgian accomplished a hat trick today, in a 4-1 win over Cardiff City, to give him five in five games. And social media was certainly buzzing over it. Given that it’s a 38 game regular season, he would need to average slightly more than one scoring strike per game to reach 40. The Premier League record, set just last year by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, is 32.

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Chelsea FC vs Cardiff City Injury Report, Match Preview

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Chelsea are off to a very impressive and quite surprising start under new manager Maurizio Sarri. They host Cardiff City this weekend, and head into the match level on points with league leaders Liverpool, but in second place because they are a single goal behind the Reds in goal differential.

They are not being talked about a whole lot as primary league title contenders, and that suits Blues superstar Eden Hazard just fine. The Belgian forward is totally kosher with his side being sleepers, or dark horses in the title race.

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