Saturday 14 December, 2019

Hazard: 'I think this is a goodbye' to Chelsea

Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Europa League Final against Arsenal at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Europa League Final against Arsenal at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Eden Hazard says his Europa League-winning performance against Arsenal was probably his goodbye to Chelsea.

The Belgian, who scored twice in the 4-1 final victory, says "I think this is a goodbye but in football, you never know."

Hazard has been widely linked with Real Madrid and said in a TV interview on the field straight after the game that "my dream was to play in the Premier League. I did this for seven years for one of the biggest clubs in the world. Maybe it's time for a new challenge."

Hazard scored twice in the final and says "we controlled the game and I'm just happy to lift this trophy with the boys."

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