The highly-rated 20-year-old is currently in
Although the Blues have already secured midfielders
For his part, Oscar reportedly told journalists in Rio before travelling to England 'I'm staying' when asked about the possibility of a move to
"I can tell you that he's not a Chelsea player so it's difficult for me to talk about a player that doesn't belong to us," the Italian told the club's official website.
"I know there has been speculation we are interested in this player and in due course if there is anything to announce we will do.
"All I would say is that he is a very young talented midfield player."
Meanwhile, Hazard's younger brother Thorgan is also on the Blues' radar, according to Lens sporting director Antoine Sibierski.
The 19-year-old winger has played only 11 times for the French Ligue 2 club and has just a year remaining on his contract.
"I've since learned that Chelsea are interested in his possible arrival. I can understand why a player would want to leave Ligue 2 to go to
"Now, like in every transfer with a year left on his contract, it must be paid for. There are also compensation fees for training him."
One player who could be on his way out of west London is Florent Malouda.
The Frenchman has been linked with a move to
"I still haven't had a chance to speak to Florent, so I need to speak to him first and see what his intentions are, then we will see what the best interests are for him and the club,"
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