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Chelsea boss Sarri confirms different injury for Hazard

Eden Hazard will miss Chelsea's Europa League clash with PAOK on Thursday.

The Belgian has suffered an ankle injury, Blues boss Maurizio Sarri has confirmed.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, the Italian said on Hazard: "Hazard is not a serious injury.

"He will not be able to play tomorrow but I think we will be able to recover him for the next Premier League match.

"I am worried because 25 days ago he had a back injury, now the ankle. I think he has lost a lot of training, so it's normal he isn't in top physical condition.

"He needs to have one week of training and a couple of matches before going to the best level.

"This week is useful for him to have training, and then we will see. I think he cannot play ten matches in 30 days, so sometimes he has to rest."

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