The Belgian has been the Blues' main creative force and top scorer this season as they chase their first Premier League title in four years - boasting 14 goals and seven assists.
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"When a person [like Mourinho] says good things about you, wants the best out of you, it's always a good thing," Hazard told Uefa.com.
"It shows that you're on the right track and that you still have a lot to accomplish, because talent is good but you can do better. It is up to me now to work hard in order to reach the best possible level, and that can be through training and games.
"It's not that he makes me improve or anything. He lets people do their own thing, he gives a lot of confidence to his players, he motivates us with small statements, small sentences in the newspapers or face to face.
"I think I am giving that back to him on the pitch. As I often say, I hope it will last because we have a nice chapter to write together."