EPL: Why I snubbed Man Utd for Chelsea – Eden Hazard

Former Belgium captain, Eden Hazard, has explained his decision to join Chelsea even though he was not initially interested in the club.

Hazard enjoyed a successful seven seasons at Stamford Bridge, scoring 110 goals and providing 92 assists in 352 games.

He won two Premier League titles, two Europa Leagues, and the FA Cup during his time with Chelsea.

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It is worth noting that Eden Hazard could have easily ended up playing for Manchester United in the Premier League.

“I had a chat with Sir Alex Ferguson [then Manchester United boss].

“I spoke with Harry Redknapp, at that time he was the manager of Tottenham. I went to Manchester to see the Man City training ground.

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“So I had a few options, but not Chelsea because the last year in Lille, Chelsea in the league was not that good. You know when you [John Obi Mikel] won the Champions League, in the league you were like sixth or seventh, I don’t remember.

“I knew I was leaving France to go to the Premier League but not Chelsea, because I wanted to play in the Champions League, you know?

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“So that move came because you won the Champions League,” Hazard said, speaking on The Obi One Podcast.

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