Eden Hazard
 Hazard has been in good form for Chelsea this season.Reuters

Eden Hazard is reportedly set to become Chelsea's highest paid player following reports of the Belgian being close to agreeing to a new five-year deal worth a mammoth £200,000-a-week.

Talks of a new deal have been going on for the last three months, with Chelsea keen to extend Hazard's contract in order to kill all speculations regarding the 23-year-old's future at Stamford Bridge.

The Belgian, who joined the Blues from Lille for £32 million in 2012, has been time and again linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, with the Ligue 1 champions' boss Laurent Blanc being an ardent admirer of Hazard.

However, the former Lille man had dismissed all the links, insisting that he would be remaining in the West London club.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho had also said the same thing, revealing that Hazard was close to signing a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

"It will be done soon, but I'm not worried because they are almost there," Mourinho had earlier told ESPN.

And now the Telegraph claims that Hazard is on the verge of signing a new five-year contract worth £200,000-a-week.

 Hazard, who was voted as Chelsea best player last season, has also been in good form this time around, scoring nine goals for the Blues in all competitions.

Meanwhile, Oscar feels that Chelsea will be able to send a strong message to their Premier League title rivals if they manage to finish 2014 at the top of the table.

"It is good for us if we can be at the top of the league when the year ends," the Brazilian told Daily Star.

"It means we begin 2015 where we want to be, and sends out an important message. Now I hope to end the year well and I think 2015 can be a special year for this team."

However, the Brazilian admits that achieving that feat will be very difficult due to their hectic schedule in the festive period.

"In a short space we have five important matches, four in the Premier League against Stoke, West Ham, Southampton and Tottenham and then the FA Cup also. All of those matches will be difficult for us," he added.

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