Eden Hazard suggested he may have played his final game in Chelsea colours following the club’s emphatic 4-1 victory over Arsenal in an all-English Europa League final in Baku. Hazard scored twice and assisted a third as Chelsea clinched their second Europa League title. Eden Hazard Stars as Chelsea Thrash Arsenal to Win Europa Cup.
“I think it's a goodbye but in football, you never know. My dream was to play in the Premier League and I have done that for one of the biggest clubs,” Hazard told BT Sports following his team’s victory.
The Belgium star, who has represented Chelsea in 392 games, has been linked to Spanish giants Real Madrid and is speculated to be joining them this summer. Hazard joined Chelsea for £32m from Lille in 2012. The 28-year-old played 352 Premier League games for The Blues and scored 110 goals, while also putting up 81 assists. Frank Lampard Urges Chelsea to Respect Eden Hazard's Wishes.
Hazard has won two Premier League titles (2014-15 & 2016-17), two Europa Leagues (2012-13 & 2018-19), one FA Cup (2017-18) and League Cup (2014-15) title in his Chelsea career.
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,” said Hazard when talking about his future. Sarri Doesn't Want Eden Hazard to Leave Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was full of praise for his talisman. “I know he wants to leave and I have to respect his decision. He is a wonderful player. It took two or three months for me to understand him as a man and now I do, he's a wonderful man. He's an extraordinary player. He is a strange boy but when he understands it is extraordinary,” said the Italian gaffer after winning his first trophy with Chelsea. Sarri also took Chelsea to the League Cup finals where they lost on penalties to Manchester City.