Chelsea are looking to tie two of their best players down to lucrative contract extensions, according to Goal.
The first, as per Goal, that the Premier League champions would like to extend their future to the club is 2014/15 PFA Player of The Year Eden Hazard.
The Belgian has been influential in two title triumphs during his time at Stamford Bridge, and it looks as though the Blues would like that to be just the beginning of his Chelsea career.
Goal note that Hazard is already the highest earner at the club, but Chelsea are prepared to reward him with a £100K-a-week increase to his current deal, meaning he would be earning £300K-a-week, or £15.6M-a-year. Eye-watering figures!
According to Goal, Chelsea are also concerned that Courtois has just 21 months remaining on his deal with the club and will subsequently look to extend his too. It is mentioned in the report that he is demanding £200K-a-week, or £10.4M-a-year, to extend his contract.
In total, the two contract extensions could set Chelsea back £26M-a-year. That may well be a price worth paying to ensure we retain the services of two of the best players in the world in their respective positions.
If Chelsea are able to get these two deals over the line, it may well be enough to put a smile on the face of Antonio Conte once again. It seems as though the Italian has been aggravated ever since we lifted the Premier League trophy. This would undoubtedly go a long way to improving his mood.