Breaking: Chelsea confirm Eden Hazard signing

17:16 04 June 2012

Eden Hazard, Lille

Eden Hazard, Lille

EMPICS Sport

Chelsea transfer news: Belgian will join the club in July

Chelsea have announced that they have agreed terms with Lille playmaker Eden Hazard.

The forward has been strongly linked with the club for some time and will join the club in July.

Manchester City, United, Arsenal and Tottenham were said to be interested in the Belgian since he announced that he would be leaving Lille for a transfer to the Premier League.

Hazard is thought to have cost the Blues upwards of £30million and spoke of his delight at joining up with the west Londoners.

‘I’m delighted to finally arrive here, it’s a wonderful club and I can’t wait to get started,” he told the Chelsea website.

Hazard started for Belgium in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to England at Wembley.

Related articles


Live Blog Transfer Window Live July 28

 

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
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Chelsea news

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The Arsenal players celebrate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's goal on Sunday. Will he be joining Palace's Wayne Hennessey, Swansea's Kyle Naughton, Southampton's Matt Targett and Villa's Scott Sinclair in your Fantasy Premier League side? (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Having problems making that £100m Fantasy Premier League kitty stretch? Then read the second of our fantasy football season previews where we’ve picked five cheap starters for gameweek 1 who are all owned than less than 7% of players.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Mohamed Salah of Fiorentina competes for the ball (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Mohamed Salah has caused a public dispute between Fiorentina and their Serie A rivals Roma by being pictured training with i Giallorossi.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Alessio Romagnoli in action for Italy Under-21s (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Roma will allow defender Alessio Romagnoli to leave the club after they complete the signings of Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Dominic Solanke of Chelsea (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Chelsea starlet Dominic Solanke is training with Vitesse today ahead of a loan move to the Dutch side.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Lucas Piazon of Chelsea in action during the pre-season Friendly match between MK Dons and Chelsea XI at Stadium mk. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Oriol Romeu and Lucas Piazon both started for Chelsea’s Under-21s as their futures at Stamford Bridge remains unclear.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

You could be zooming around a track of your choice!

Are you a competitive adrenaline junkie with a need for speed? Or looking for a fun family day out?

Read more
Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Read more
Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Read more