Hazard eyes FA Cup silverware

Conte is now on a £6.5m-a-year contract, but this could be propelled up to an annual £8m salary, providing Chelsea, as expected, are crowned the champions of England for the sixth time.

Eden Hazard says Chelsea's performance against West Ham wasn't their prettiest, but was a hard-fought away win nonetheless.

Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso is unsure as to whether he will feature in FA Cup quarter-final encounter against Manchester United on Monday night.

It is the second time Chelsea have won the accolade this season after Pedro's goal against Tottenham sealed November's award.

Chelsea have no European football to contend with so they can afford to name their strongest side as we get towards the business end of the FA Cup with Wembley awaiting the victors of Monday's game in the semi-final.

The Londoners are having a blistering season and will be looking for a domestic double, confident of overturning this United team in the knowledge that their last game saw them come out as 4-0 winners.

Eden Hazard has scored 13 goals in all competitions for Chelsea this season.

The Chelsea playmaker glided past three Arsenal players in a run that started inside his own half before beating Petr Cech in a 3-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on February 7.

Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion were interested in the veteran in January and there would be no shortage of clubs willing to offer Terry a one-year deal should he make it clear he wanted to stay in the Premier League. You never know what's going to happen.

Liam is ESPN FC's Chelsea correspondent.

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