Chelsea transfers: Eden Hazard refuses to rule out Blues exit

Eden Hazard refuses to rule out leaving Chelsea in the future and says he could return to Lille

Eden Hazard has refused to rule out leaving Chelsea in the future and says that he would be open to a return to former club Lille.

The Belgian playmaker has been one of the Premier League’s top performers this season to help Jose Mourinho’s men build a seven-point lead at the top of the table.

Hazard recently signed a new five-and-a-half year contract to keep him at Chelsea until 2020.

However, the 24-year-old says that he does not know what will happen in the future and spoke fondly of his former club, saying that Lille would be his only destination should he return to France.

Speaking to Lille’s television channel, Hazard said: “For the moment, I’m good at Chelsea.

“I have always said I want to stay there and win as many trophies as possible, but we’ll see after that. In football, you never know.

“But it’s true that if I come back to France, I have always said that I would come to Lille. Perhaps one day I’ll come back, I don’t know.”

Hazard will be expecting to feature when Chelsea take on Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

The former Lille man has scored 12 goals and made eight assists in 31 Premier League games this season and is one of the front runners to win the PFA player of the year award.

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