Andy Murray has revealed to The Sun that he has been using Chelsea's facilities at near to his home in an attempt to be fit for the Australian Open.

The 26-year-old lost the final of the tournament down under last season to Novak Djokovic and has already stated his desire to be in the competition again - but only if he feels he has a chance of going one better than last year.

The first Grand Slam of the new year begins on Monday 13th January, giving the Scotsman two months to fully recover from surgery that he underwent in September.

His recovery rules him out of the upcoming ATP Tour World Finals, which he had qualified comfortably for as third seed behind champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

Murray spoke highly of the club and its facilities, saying: "The club have been great. For rehab it has been fantastic.

"They have an underwater treadmill so I can run without gravity. They don't have those machines everywhere."

The Wilmbledon champion also spoke of his conversations with Jose Mourinho during his time at the Blues' training HQ. 

"I have bumped into Jose and had a few chats," Murray continued.

"Speaking to him is very, very interesting.

"He seems to know what is going on. A few times I have had e-mails from him about certain matches and tournaments so he seems to follow it."

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