Giroud opens up about 'special' Chelsea boss Sarri

Liverpool and Chelsea set Premier League first with perfect starts

When asked about the influence of his teammate by BBC's Match of the Day, Hazard said: "He's a target man, maybe the best in the world".

The win ensured Chelsea maintained their 100 per cent start to the season, securing five out of five wins and keeping them top of the league - ahead of Liverpool on goal difference.

And former Napoli manager Sarri believes Hazard has enough of an eye for goal to outscore goal-scoring rivals Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah.

Mitrovic drew a blank against Man City on Saturday, but since rejoining the Cottagers in the summer, the 23-year old Serbian worldwide has scored four Premier League goals in just five games - a haul that has got the attention of Chelsea as well as European suitors.

"I want to speak with him and I want to speak to the doctor and then I will decide. If you saw the game today, you have to say yes!"

"But I think we can do it".

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The Blues came from a goal down at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to beat newly-promoted Cardiff 4-1 courtesy of three from Hazard, and a late finish from Willian.

They next face an away trip to PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday. He's playing awesome football and I hope he keeps this.

He added: 'In my opinion two teams, Liverpool and Manchester City, are better than us.

"We can cover our problems with quality in the offensive phase, but not in the defensive phase". We knew, especially after the (international) break, it's always very hard to play a good game because you are all a bit exhausted, but at the end we got three points.

The Italian insists that while the end goal is to make Chelsea the best team in England, it could take as long as 18 months to achieve that target with defensive issues still remaining as he overhauls the club's system to a pressing style. "We need to improve very quickly, but I think we can do it".