Mohamed Salah provides major injury update ahead of the World Cup

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Hazard ended the season strongly with Chelsea, helping them beat Manchester United to win the FA Cup, and he is eager to continue that form into the tournament in Russian Federation.

Salah, who hit a stunning 44 goals for Liverpool last season in all competitions, was forced out of the May 26 Champions League final in tears clutching his left shoulder after being wrestled to the ground by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.

Asked whether Chelsea's uncertain coaching situation might impact his plans for his own future, Hazard said: "Yeah, I want to know".

Salah and his teammates touched down in Grozny ahead of Egypt's third appearance at the World Cup, ending a drought stretching back to 1990. "There was also anger and sadness at being unable to continue playing in the Champions League final".

Ramos said days ago: "I see the play well, he grabs me first by the arm and I fall to the other side, in fact he injures the other arm".

Despite Antonio Conte winning the Premier League in his first season in English football and the FA Cup this season, he is widely expected to leave the club this summer, with former France manager Laurent Blanc the current favourite to take over the Stamford Bridge hot seat.

'But I think every player can find the solution in games.

The seven-time African champions play their opening Group A fixture on Friday, June 15, against Uruguay.

"And it was something we all said: 'Wow, we have to do it, we have to do it.' We had not achieved it for a long time and it was something very special - maybe like winning the World Cup for Spain".

Chelsea want to make Hazard the highest paid player in their history on around £300,000-a-week.

Samuel Marsden covers Barcelona for ESPN FC.

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