Eden Hazard, Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba - Chelsea gossip

Chelsea Gossip

Midfielder Eden Hazard says he is ignoring negative press and speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid and is working hard to rediscover his form for struggling Chelsea. according to the Daily Express.external-link

On Talksport,external-link former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann says manager Jose Mourinho's 'self-destruction' is damaging his reputation as one of the game's great managers.

However, former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas, who is now in charge at Zenit St Petersburg, has backed Mourinho to get through his "crisis", writes the Daily Mail.external-link

Calcio Mercato - via the Daily Starexternal-link - claims Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 22, a transfer target for Chelsea, is also wanted by Premier League rivals Liverpool,

Chelsea are among several Premier League clubs monitoring Barcelona players, says London24,external-link as the European champions may have to sell a number of players for financial reasons.

Meanwhile, the Blues hopes of signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22, have been boosted, according to The Sun,external-link after his agent said Barcelona were no longer interested in the former Manchester United midfielder.