Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City, Man Utd & Spurs target reveals change of heart

07:03 21 May 2012

Eden Hazard, Lille

Eden Hazard, Lille


Transfer News: Eden Hazard could be at Chelsea next season

Lille starlet Eden Hazard has admitted that Chelsea’s Champions League win has forced a rethink about his next move.

The playmaker had revealed that he would be playing in Manchester next season last week but the Blues’ success could see him move to Stamford Bridge.

“That’s possible. But until I pen to paper I won’t say where I’m going,” he told Canal+ when asked about the possibility of joining Chelsea.

“Of course it makes you think as Chelsea have won the Champions League. They’re a big team and will be playing in the Champions League next season. They have great players and I always said I wanted to be playing. I think there is the possibility to play as well.

“I still don’t know [which club I will join] yet, otherwise I would have announced it today. Nothing is done yet but it will happen soon.”

Hazard, who has also been linked with Arsenal and Tottenham in recent weeks, looks to have ended his Lille career in style with a first half hat-trick over Nancy.

“It was a lovely evening, we had a great send-off party for Eden,” Lille manager Garcia told RMC. “He still doesn’t know where he’s going. In the last few weeks he’s changed his mind, I believe.

“Things will be great for him. He’s going to be a great player. The best player in the league is leaving it. Eden is a unique player, a guy who’s capable of rising to challenges. He will remain one of the best players in LOSC’s history.”

Hazard was named as Ligue 1 Player of the Season last Monday, after scoring 21 goals in all competitions.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
2 3 4 5 6

Latest Arsenal news

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi (Tony Marshall/PA Wire)

Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi is keen to make a temporary loan move this season but the Gunners will not let him leave.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal walks off after being shown the red card (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

France manager Didier Deschamps admits Olivier Giroud has lost confidence, but believes he is good enough to come out of his scoring slump.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Rafa Benitez of Real Madrid and Karim Benzema  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez insists he has to take Karim Benzema off regularly as he isn’t as reliable as Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Abou Diaby of Arsenal  (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby is set to make his Marseille debut on Friday in a friendly against Nimes Olympique.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Theo Walcott has missed out on the title of Premier League's fastest player (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

It is set to be a busier international break than usual with Premier League factors still rumbling on. Here are the main stories from around the web this morning.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Line-Up Events


You could be splashing the cash at Topshop!

Just imagine what you could do with £1,000 to spend at Topshop.

Read more
You won't need to fork out for groceries for a while!

Asda, one of the country’s leading supermarkets, prides itself in being one of the cheapest places to shop, so you can be sure that your money will go a long way here!

Read more

Latest Tech News