Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit after Europa League win

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit after Europa League win kikiotolu

Belgian star, Eden Hazard has just confirmed that he is leaving Chelsea this summer, he made this known immediately after the Europa League final.

The 28-year-old scored twice as the Blues won the Europa League after a comprehensive victory 4-1 victory over Arsenal in Baku.

Speaking after the game, the winger made the stunning revelation fans have been awaiting for months. Pressed by a BT Sport presenter, the Belgian stated that he is now “waiting on both clubs”. He said;

“I think it’s a goodbye, but in football you never know,” he told BT Sport.

“We will decide in a few days – the only target in my mind was to win this final.”

“Maybe now it is the time for a new challenge.”

Real Madrid are to step up their bid to sign Hazard and are now prepared to pay Chelsea a higher fee in order to secure his signature. Some reports claim the Spanish giants are ready to pay over 100 Million Euros for the deal.

Hazard has just over a year left on his contract at Stamford Bridge with the forward explaining he has already made his decision to move on.

“We will decide in a few days. My target today was to win the trophy, that is it.

“I took my decision already, I said that two weeks ago. Now it depends on the club. Both clubs. We will know in a couple of days.”

If the final in Baku was his last match, then it brings to an end a seven-year association with Chelsea, having joined them for £32m from Lille.

Hazard made 352 appearances for the Blues and his two goals in the final moved his tally for the club to 110.

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