- Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard needs to leave Chelsea if he does not want to stay at the club
- The 28-year-old has been repeatedly linked with a move away from Chelsea
- Hazard has been in good form for Chelsea this campaign
Maurizio Sarri has explained why Eden Hazard should move on from Chelsea amid transfer speculation linking the Belgian away from Stamford Bridge.
According to Metro report, Sarri stressed he would have preferred Hazard to remain at west London, but the playmaker has to make a decision if he wants to stay or not.
The 28-year-old Hazard has one-and-half-year left on his current deal and revealed his wishes to keep his options open with potential suitors Real Madrid
Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League fixture against Bournemouth on Wednesday night, Sarri, who is excited about Hazard’s performance against Tottenham wants Hazard to decide his future now.
“Eden is 28. If he wants to go, I think he has to go. Of course, I hope the opposite.
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“I hope he wants to stay here with us and improve. He has the potential to be the best player in Europe at the moment.
“Sometimes he’s happy with something less. It’s my job to improve him and put him in a position to do his best. Sometimes I have to say something in the pressroom on that. It’s normal. It’s my job.
“But I was really very happy with the last performance [against Tottenham],” the Italian tactician submitted.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Eden Hazard has ignored Maurizio Sarri's criticisms in build up to their Carabao Cup second leg win against visiting Tottenham.
The 28-year-old was in sparkling form for the Blues and was a constant threat to Spurs defence as they overturned a one-deficit in the first leg.
Maurizio Sarri will now be aiming for his first trophy as Chelsea manager when they take on Manchester City in the final.
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