Eden Hazard signals Chelsea departure ahead of Liverpool clash

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has revealed that his “dream” is to one day play in Spain.

The Belgian forward also admitted that he wanted to leave Stamford Bridge over the summer.

Hazard handed Chelsea the lead over Liverpool during this evening’s Premier League clash.

Eden Hazard: “My dream is to play in Spain”

The 27-year-old was asked about why he decided to remain at Chelsea prior to their clash with the Reds.

He admitted that although he wanted to leave for Spain, he was happy to remain in West London this season.

Maurizio Sarri was a big influence behind the forward’s decision to stay.

Speaking exclusively to BT Sport on television, Hazard admitted:

“I will tell you the truth, after the World Cup I wanted to leave because my dream is to play in Spain.”

BT Sport then released further quotes on Twitter, where Hazard added:

“But then I talk with the board, the manager and I said ‘you don’t want me to leave, I can stay’.

“I am happy to the new manager has come and we are enjoying playing under him.”

Carabao Cup review: Eden Hazard vs Liverpool

Chelsea’s talisman produced one of the goals of the season at Anfield in the Carabao Cup.

Hazard skipped past several Liverpool players before rifling the ball past Simon Mignolet.

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