Eden Hazard has strongly hinted his two-goal performance in Chelsea’s 4-1 Europa League win over Arsenal will be his final appearance for the club.
The Belgian is entering the final year of his contract at Chelsea ,who value Hazard at £130m, but Real Madrid are confident of signing him for no more than £88m,Akelicious understands.
Hazard, who has been with Chelsea for seven seasons and won six major honours with the club,told BT Sport after the final: “I think for the fans, for the boys, for the manager, for the staff, this is a great trophy to win.
“I don’t know yet [where my future lies]. I think it will be decided in a few days. My target today was to win the trophy that’s it. That was the only thing in my mind.
“I took my decision already. I said that two weeks ago. Now it’s depending on the club. Both clubs. I’m just waiting. We will see. We will know in a couple of days.
“I think it’s a goodbye. But in football you never know. My dream was to play in the Premier League and I did this for seven years for one of the biggest clubs in the world. Maybe it’s time for a new challenge.”