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Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has admitted he frustrates all managers he plays under - but knows why.
Speaking to France Football, the 28-year-old long-term Real Madrid opened-up about his bosses' demands and why he's been falling short of expectations.
"I didn't just frustrate Conte," Hazard said.
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"I didn't just frustrate Conte. In my career, I've frustrated all my managers, and now I'm frustrating Sarri. I frustrated Mourinho. They all think you need to score more, do such and such more. I'll also frustrate the next manager I have." pic.twitter.com/OWcstY2qmr
"In my career, I've frustrated all my managers, and now, I'm frustrating Sarri. I frustrated Mourinho.
"They all think you need to score more, do more of this and more of that. I'll also frustrate the next manager I have."
The Belgium winger was influential in his country's World Cup campaign where they narrowly missed out on a semi-final place after losing 2-1 to Brazil.
Hazard has already reached double figures in the league this season under Blues' boss Mauricio Sarri; his fourth manager in his seven seasons at the club.
But it's no secret that European heavyweights Real Madrid are interested in the slick Belgian.
He has ruled-out a January move to the La Liga side, but an £88 million price tag has been reported for in the summer window.
Real Madrid have fallen short of expectations so far this season since losing star-man Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
Los Blancos currently sit in third in La Liga; 10 points off leaders Barcelona and five points away from local rivals Atletico Madrid in second.
Chelsea themselves are in the market for a new forward and have - in some games this season - opted to play Hazard in the striker role
Former Madrid bagsman Gonzalo Higuain is one of the names linked to West London. It's gearing-up to be an interesting summer transfer saga between Real Madrid and the eight-time Premier League winners.
Will Hazard be frustrating another manager next season - but not at Chelsea? Let us know in the comments.
Words by Kane Allen.
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