Chelsea boss still angry with playmaker

Eden Hazard

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has revealed why he dropped star Eden Hazard in midweek and that he cannot accept the Belgian’s apology, as reported by the Daily Mail.

Hazard left the country and went on to lose his passport instead of attending Chelsea training but Mourinho insists the 22 year old is available for selection again after being dropped against Schalke in midweek.

Chelsea beat the Bundesliga side to put one foot in the knock out stages of the Champions League but Mourinho is still clearly bothered by Hazard’s actions.

The Portuguese boss claims that the dispute is now over but he won’t take any more similar behaviour from Hazard who apologised immediately on return to England.

‘He has reacted well because he apologised to me and to the club,’ Mourinho told the Daily Mail.

‘Of course the apology wasn’t accepted because it was something I couldn’t accept, but it’s over.

‘He is ready to play and has appetite to play. I’m happy he is back.

‘It was a risk not to select him against Schalke in terms of football because he could have helped us, but as a manger you have to take risky decisions when you feel the consequences for the group could be important.

‘There are no more consequences; the consequence was not to play and that as the worst thing for a player.

‘He is a very good kid. He went to a foreign country when he shouldn’t have gone – and on top of that he lost his passport.

‘He knows that everyone was clear and right that he made a mistake. It wasn’t a big story.”

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