Eden Hazard makes a shocking move to Champions League winners Chelsea
Chelsea fans decided to paint Munich blue following a pulsating Champions League final. Millions of Chelsea fans celebrated their miraculous Champions League victory against Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Now, there is another reason for Chelsea fans’ paroxysms of joy.
The Belgian wonder kid, Eden Hazard has snubbed Manchester City and Manchester United to ink a long term contract with the Champions League winners Chelsea.
Lille’s midfield prodigy, Eden Hazard has decided to ink a permanent contract with Chelsea soon after they became the first London club to acquire Champions League trophy glory.
Manchester City was the club closest linked to Eden Hazard mostly because of their campaign in the English Premier League. Manchester City won the English Premier League against string competition from archrivals Manchester United.
Reports flying in from France are suggesting Chelsea will sign in Eden Hazard as soon as the transfer window opens this summer. Eden Hazard had become the epicenter of attention in the football market last summer.
However, Eden Hazard ended up staying with Lille for another season. Nonetheless, the 21-year-old Eden Hazard had announced even before the season had ended that he was going to agree to transfer to a Premier League club this summer.
Rumor has it Chelsea has paid £25 million for the Belgium international Eden Hazard.
Eden Hazard announced last week that he preferred to wear a blue jersey rather than a red. With this hint everyone was expecting Eden Hazard to join Manchester City but Chelsea’s stunning victory over Bayern Munich seems to have changed Eden Hazard’s mind.
Nonetheless, Eden Hazard would still be wearing a blue jersey next season.
According to some reports Eden Hazard fears he would not be able to get regular appearances Manchester City’s first team which is why the youngster opted to sign up for Chelsea, who are in dire need of new blood in the midfield.
Chelsea’s owner Roman Abramovich has yet to confirm Roberto di Matteo as the new manager of the club, after the former Chelsea player led the Blues to silverware from the FA Cup and Champions League.
The confirmation of Eden Hazard’s will probably come during Roberto di Matteo’s press conference as the new “confirmed” Chelsea manager.