Selling Eden Hazard could end Chelsea's status as contenders for major honours


Michael Cox

Once upon a time, when a club found its superstar player linked with a move to a bigger club, they used to repeat the same refrain: "We are not a selling club." It was always a particularly meaningless phrase; every club is a selling club at the right price, not least in this era of player power. It's not even worth pretending anymore. When Barcelona are effectively forced to sell Neymar, and Real Madrid are effectively forced to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, even European football's two big beasts are...

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