What Hazard said after 1-1 draw with Man Utd, playing in Champions League


Chelsea star, Eden Hazard has reiterated his desire to play in the Champions League next season as the race for the top four in England remains wide open.

Hazard has been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent months as Chelsea have stumbled in and out of the qualification places at the top of the Premier League.

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The Belgian did not play in the Champions League this season since the Blues missed out on qualification.

Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United keeps Maurizio Sarri’s men narrowly inside the top four, two points ahead of Arsenal in fifth.

“Chelsea has to play in the Champions League every year.

“It’s one of biggest clubs in the world, and for myself also I want to play in the Champions League, and we will,” Hazard told Sky Sports after the game.

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Hazard admitted that he was content with the share of the points, but believes that his side had enough to take victory late on.

“A good day but could be better. We came here thinking about winning the game, a draw is not a bad result for us but I think if we believe a bit more in our chances we can score another goal.

“We now have two games and we will try and be in the top four

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“We started slowly but today we had a reaction and scored our goal. I don’t remember one chance for them in the second half and yes we just played a good game.

“The game was hard, in a good way, this Man Utd-Chelsea game is always tough,” he added.

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