Chelsea suffered a 4-1 defeat against Manchester United on Thursday night, with Hakim Ziyech playing just eight minutes at the end.

It has been a miserable campaign for both the Morocco international as well as the Blues.

While Hakim Ziyech did well in his cameo – providing the assist for Joao Felix‘s goal – some Chelsea fans may not like what he did after the 90 minutes had ended.

What’s the story?

Well, the £33.3m man could be seen laughing and smiling with Erik ten Hag after the heavy defeat at Old Trafford.

Ziyech has a strong relationship with the Dutchman, having made 100 appearances under him at Ajax, scoring 35 goals and providing 53 assists as the pair won the Eredivisie and also the Dutch Cup.

However, the 30-year-old should have read the room after yet another defeat for Chelsea, and waited until he was in the safety of the tunnel before smiling and laughing with his old boss.

You can see the photo of Ziyech and Ten Hag enjoying their reunion below.

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Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Ziyech could also be seen taking Tyrell Malacia’s shirt before heading straight down the tunnel – without acknowledging the travelling Chelsea supporters – another thing which is likely to anger fans.

Ziyech has checked out at Chelsea

According to Fabrizio Romano, Ziyech will definitely leave Chelsea at the end of the season.

The Italian told Give Me Sport: “Yeah, for Aubameyang, 100%. For Ziyech, 100%. Both of them know that Chelsea will put them on the market, so both of them are going to leave the club.”

It comes after Sky Sports claimed that the Moroccan was left furious when the Blues messed up his move to Paris Saint-Germain in January.

Judging by his behaviour after full-time against Manchester United, it would appear that Ziyech has truly checked out at Stamford Bridge, and no longer cares how he is perceived amongst supporters – in our view at least.

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