Hazard’s Chelsea future depends on club’s signings

Eden Hazard has suggested his future at Chelsea could depend on the players the club sign before next season.

It is reported Stamford Bridge officials have been trying to persuade Hazard to commit his future to the club by signing a new contract worth around £300,000 per week.

The Belgium international has not agreed to any new terms, though, prompting rumours he could be tempted to leave Chelsea in the transfer window, even though his current deal does not expire until 2020.

Real Madrid have been persistently linked with the 27-year-old, while Premier League champions Manchester City are also said to have considered making a bid for the former Lille man.

And Hazard has claimed his plans could be influenced by whether or not Chelsea recruit well in the coming weeks.

“I’m waiting for new players next season,” said Hazard. “I want good players, because I want to win the Premier League next season.”

Hazard is also aware that his next contract could be one of the last he signs during the prime of his career, adding: “That’s why I’m taking my time. It’s something big, so I need to think about a lot of things. But one thing is for sure: I’m happy here.”

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