Eden Hazard claimed that he’ll “by no means” depart Chelsea and indicated that each he and Thibaut Courtois will signal new contracts with the Premier League champions throughout an look on the NBA London Recreation on Thursday.
The 27-year-old was one among a number of Premier League footballers in attendance because the Boston Celtics overcame a 22-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 on the O2 Area in London.
Whereas mingling with the group, Hazard posed for an image with one fan who stated to him “do not depart Chelsea, yeah?” to which the Belgium worldwide replied as he walked away: “By no means.”
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) January 11, 2018
Chelsea are eager to get Hazard to decide to a bumper extension to his present contract, which expires in 2020, however final month the participant’s father Thierry claimed that his son is preserving his choices open within the hope of encouraging a proposal from long-term admirers Actual Madrid.
Thibaut Courtois is the opposite Chelsea star who pursuits the reigning European champions, together with his present contract at Stamford Bridge set to run out in June 2019.
Earlier this month the goalkeeper stated that he and Hazard are encouraging one another to signal new offers, revealing that he’s “shut” to an settlement.
Requested by the Mirror if he’ll signal a brand new contract at Chelsea, Hazard stated: “Sure. “I feel Thibaut first. Then I’ll signal.”
Hazard has made 18 Premier League appearances for Chelsea this season since returning to motion in September from a damaged ankle sustained on Belgium responsibility in June, registering six objectives and two assists.
Liam is ESPN FC’s Chelsea correspondent. Observe him on Twitter: @Liam_Twomey.