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

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, May 5, 2015
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gary Neville believes beating Manchester City and Manchester United to the signing of Gareth Bale is key for Chelsea this summer.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Mauro Icardi of Inter Milan (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Mauro Icardi has admitted that contract talks with Inter Mila have stalled, potentially opening the door for a move to the Premier League.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Rickie Lambert of Liverpool (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Silly season is fast approaching, here is a round-up of the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Ramires of Chelsea  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Midfielder Ramires has taken to Instagram to reassure supporters after missing Chelsea’s title-clinching victory on Sunday through illness.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Manager Alan Pardew of Crystal Palace (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Alan Pardew left Crystal Palace “legend” Mile Jedinak out of the starting line-up at Chelsea so he could gauge his other players.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Limited edition Opihr Gin goodies up for grabs!

Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin is a unique style of London Dry Gin created at G&J one of the world’s oldest gin distillers, using exotic botanicals, herbs and spices.

Read more

Chelsea Transfer News