Liverpool have contacted Chelsea to negotiate shock purchase of young star

Thorgan Hazard hasn't had the best of weeks. Backing for him to be involved in the Begium World Cup squad had been growing for some time, so much so that it was a shock when he wasn't included. The decision of Adnan Januzaj to represent Belgium hasn't helped Hazard's quest but that Nacer Chadli is in after a poor season is perhaps more surprising.

Jose Mourinho went to watch Hazard in his final game for Zulte Waregem on Thursday night but Belgian outlet HLN say the Chelsea manager doesn't see him as part of his squad for next season and is actively looking for a loan... and perhaps even a sale. That makes you wonder why he'd bother watching him, but anyway.

On that note Liverpool have contacted Chelsea to inform them they want to buy Hazard, which won't be welcomed by fans of the Stamford Bridge club. To lose perhaps their most raved about, rightly or wrongly, youngster to a bitter rival wouldn't go down well. Of course, it would go down quite well at Anfield, and that's not a suggestion Hazard likes a dive.

It would be difficult to see Brendan Rodgers wanting a loan deal so if Mourinho is keen to raise money this summer then here's an opportunity. 

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