Eden Hazard Fuels Chelsea Exit Rumours In Post-Match Interview

Hazard guided Belgium to third place at the World Cup with a 2-0 win over England on Saturday and refused to rule out leaving Stamford Bridge after the game.

Chelsea are close to giving the green light for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to follow his heart to the Santiago Bernabéu, according to reports in Belgium.

He added, "I think the biggest aspect I can tell you that not many people can know is his incredible personality and his leadership".

They played some of the best football of the tournament, with Hazard at the centre of it all.

With Ronaldo's move to Juventus having been confirmed on Tuesday, Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard is now reportedly at the top of Los Blancos' transfer wish list, along with likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

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So what are you waiting for? France beat Belgium 1-0 in the World Cup semifinals on Tuesday in St. We still needed the win but I thought, "No, it's ridiculous".

According to Gabriele Marcotti of ESPN, the 27-year-old will remain at Stamford Bridge; "I don't expect much to happen because Eden Hazard is right here in Russian Federation, at least for the next few days".

Hazard has been at the centre of many transfer rumours in recent summer transfer windows, with multiple clubs - including Barca's rivals, Real Madrid - being linked to him in the past.

While the Blues are not keen to sell him, there are suggestions Hazard is considering his future and will take a decision based on the kind of players Chelsea sign this summer.

After helping Belgium to defeat Japan in the World Cup last eight, Courtois said: "I love living in London".

Hazard is said to be interested in working with the Blaugrana and the club's coaching staff are already excited by the prospect.

  • Lawrence Cooper