Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has moved to deny any speculation of a rift between himself and manager Jose Mourinho, the BBC reports.
Sky Sports had previously reported that Hazard was one of the players that the manager had singled out as under performing this season as The Blues struggled to get their season up and running.
However, the BBC state that Mourinho himself had also been under scrutiny with the champions sat in 15th place in the table, 14 points behind current league leaders Leicester City.
Chelsea leapfrogged Norwich this weekend thanks to a 1-0 victory over the Canaries, collecting only their fourth win in 13 league games.
However, Hazard has yet to find the net in 18 appearances across all competitions this season (via BBC) and the form he has displayed has been a far cry from that of last season, which saw him scoop the PFA Player of the Year award for 2014/15.
But he moved to dispel any notion of tension between him and his manager by saying: “I don’t have a problem with him. We hope we can win a lot of trophies together.
“Maybe not this season because it will be difficult, but next season and on.”
He then went on to discuss his current form, adding: “I didn’t start the season well. I tried to find out why, but I don’t know.
“Sometimes you don’t know. You have to keep going. I gave everything in training, on the pitch when I played.
“I hope I can get a lot of form and try to help the team win games.”
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