Hazard snubs City & Utd for Chelsea

May 30, 2012, 09:13 IST | Agencies

Eden Hazard last night appeared to signal his arrival in English football � and perhaps the only real surprise is the Belgian playmaker has not made the move to the bright lights of the Premier League sooner.

The 21-year-old Lille midfielder, who looks set to join Chelsea having announced on Twitter on Monday evening that he was “signing for the Champions League winner”, has reportedly been on the radar of Manchester United and Manchester City — as well as other major clubs around Europe — for some time.

Eden Hazard

Hazard was inspirational when Lille won the domestic double in 2011 and though they failed to defend their titles this season he nonetheless enjoyed a successful season, scoring 17 goals. 

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