Maurizio Sarri is certain that Eden Hazard will not leave this season

The forward has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard joined Chelsea from Lille in the summer of 2012 and is one of the club’s undisputed stars. He is considered as one of the best players in the world after performing at the highest level over the past few seasons.

The winger has scored 98 goals for the English side in 301 appearances. He has claimed two Premier League titles during his time in west London, along with FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League triumphs.

Despite Blue’s struggle last season, the Belgium International featured regularly for them and managed to score 17 goals in all competitions. He was very influential against Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup as he scored the winner in the 1-0 win, helping the team to grab their 8th FA Cup title.

The 27 year old was one of the stand out players in this year’s World Cup, scoring 3 goals and assisting 2. Though Belgium were defeated by France in the semi-finals but they defeated England in the third place play off.

The Belgian has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid in the past couple of  transfer windows and is still tipped to join them with the European transfer window open.

However, he returned to training last week and came on as a substitute against Huddersfield. He made an instant impact as he dribbled past players and assisted Pedro to seal the victory.

Maurizio Sarri is certain that Hazard will not leave this season despite transfer speculations.

“I have spoken with him very often in the last 10 days but he has never said anything about this to me,” the 59 year old told reporters on Friday as quoted by Goal.

“I’m sure Eden will be with us for this season.”

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