Jose Mourinho has thrown more fuel on the fire that seems to be burning his relationship with Eden Hazard.
Hazard made world news following Chelsea's 3-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, claiming Mourinho's team can't play proper football.
He also said that the team relies on his creative abilities too often, leaving him feeling under pressure to deliver on a consistent basis.
Never one to shy away from controversy, Mourinho took the chance to respond to the 23-year-old's criticism.
Firstly, Mourinho believes Hazard's quotes were taken somewhat out of context but is still not happy with Hazard's performances.
Speaking to reporters ahead of Chelsea's game against Norwich, Mourinho said: "I listened to the interview. The words are different than some media was bringing. His words were transformed.
'He wasn't being critical. Normally you get comments from players like him that can't resolve a problem like we had in the first goal.
"In the first leg Willian played on the left and Cole was completely protected.
'Eden is the kind of player who is not so mentally ready to look to his left back.
"The perfect team at this level can't make this sort if mistake. Eden is not 100 percent ready to sacrifice himself for the team. I'm not happy about that."
Mourinho's words were responding to Hazard's interview with BeIN Sports, where he said: "Chelsea aren't set up to play football. Chelsea are set up to counter-attack."
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