Thorgan Hazard to get Chelsea first team promotion

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Chelsea brothers Eden and Thorgan Hazard may finally share a pitch for the first time in the near future after The Express reported that the younger of the two is in line for a first team promotion at Stamford Bridge next season.

Hazard arrived at Stamford Bridge from Lens in 2012 shortly after his big brother signed from Lille for £32 million - but was immediately loaned out to Zulte Waregem.

The attacking midfielder impressed with the Belgian Pro League side, finishing a two-year spell with them in 2014 with 22 goals and 30 assists in 90 appearances in all competitions.

Impressing on loan

Since the summer the 21-year-old has been impressing in the Bundesliga with Borrusia Monchengladbach scoring four times and assisting seven in 23 appearances for Die Fohlen.

According to The Express, such performances have earned the youngster a place in Jose Mourinho’s first-team plans as early as next season.

Schurrle and Salah in hazardous circumstances

Thorgan is apparently desperate link up with his older brother next season at Stamford Bridge and, although Gladbach are moving to extend his loan deal, he has no intention of staying in the Bundesliga past May.

Such rumours could mark the death knell for the Chelsea careers of Andre Schurrle and Mohamed Salah who have both been linked with the Stamford Bridge exit door this January.

The German World Cup winner has been branded a bargaining chip in Chelsea’s plans to hi-jack Real Madrid’s swoop for Marco Reus while the Egyptian winger has been linked with a loan deal at Everton.

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