Chelsea News: Chelsea offer new contract to Eden Hazard until 2021
The 26-year-old Hazard who just returned to full fitness after missing the first four league game of the season due to an ankle injury he sustained while on international duty with Belgium and came off the bench in last night’s 6-0 hammering of Qarabag.
The Belgium international who has been on Real Madrid radar the Blues are planning to fend off the interest from Los Blancos, Chelsea have opened contract talks with the former PFA player of the year and his until 2021.
“I am keen to win trophies. It would be great to win the Champions League.
“But Chelsea’s goal is to win the Champions League as well.
“Honestly, I do not know what will happen.
“I only know that I still have a contract with Chelsea for three seasons and that we just had an amazing campaign.”
And it seems the Belgian has opted to commit his future to the Stamford Bridge club.
He has been a peripheral figure at Chelsea in recent months due to a lengthy spell on the sidelines with a broken ankle.
However, he is expected to be contention for Sunday’s clash with Arsenal (1.30pm) although Antonio Conte said he would not rush him back.
“We must have a bit of patience with him to give him the possibility to recover very well, to be totally fit,” he said.
“I think this is the right process for him.
Hazard star joined Chelsea in 2012 from Lille made 36 appearances last campaign scoring 16 goals in after playing a key role in Chelsea winning the Premier League title last season.
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