And while pictures and videos of all Chelsea players, not involved at the World Cup, raining have been doing the rounds all week, one person conspicuous by his absence in all social media spots is embattled coach Antonio Conte.
Chelsea FC will look to target Alisson Becker if Thibaut Courtois leaves Stamford Bridge this summer, according to a report in England..
After six years with the west London club, the 27-years-old has found himself increasingly linked with a move to the Bernabeu. For now, it's the World Cup.
Given that he only has two years left on his current Chelsea deal, Hazard wouldn't be the most expensive piece of business.
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However, given his calibre, Hazard may well be eager to make a move to a UEFA Champions League club that is likely to win major silverware.
The report claims that Hazard would not demand an "astronomical" wage from Barca and his salary would be topped up by performance-related bonuses.
Last season, Hazard said that he meant to wait to see who the Blues will bring in before deciding whether to sign a long-term contract extension.
'Zidane is someone special it's true, but I think Real is everyone's dream, ' he told beIN Sports. As I have said at least 100 times.
'Zidane or no Zidane, the white jersey [of Real] is special but the blue jersey suits me well so it does not bother me if I stay.