Eden Hazard’s Chelsea Future Uncertain After Comments Made On Real Madrid
Eden Hazard carried over his fine World Cup form into Chelsea's latest season, putting the entire Premier League on notice.
The 27-year-old Belgian's future was uncertain with the Blues over the summer, with Real Madrid showing an interest to lure him away from the London club.
Hazard spoke to reporters after Chelsea's match on Sunday against Southampton -- where he scored for the eighth time this season -- about his future with the club.
"I want what's good for me, but I want what's good for the club because the club has given me everything," he said (via Sky Sports).
"I don't want to say: 'Yes, I am signing a new contract' and then, in the end, I don't end up signing. So I will see. Sometimes in my head, I wake up in the morning and think I want to go.
"Sometimes I think I want to stay. It is a hard decision. It is my future. I am 27 and I will turn 28 in January."
The Chelsea star also touched on Madrid, specifically the rumblings over his future in the summer and praised the club for its worldwide status.
"That's why I spoke after the World Cup and I said that I think it is time to change because I played a great World Cup," he explained.
"I am really in the game, I am playing good football at the moment. Real Madrid is the best club in the world. I don't want to lie today.
"It is my dream since I was a kid. I was dreaming about this club. We will see. I don't want to talk about this every day. I don't have time but we will talk about my future soon. I think so."
SPORTbible recently had the opportunity to speak with Hazard, who praised the influence of Chelsea teammate N'Golo Kanté.
"France won the World Cup because of N'Golo, two years ago we won the league because of N'Golo and Leicester [City] won the league because of N'Golo," he said.
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