Eden Hazard will stay at Chelsea this summer and “be special again for them next year,” his brother has vowed amid questions over the Belgian’s future.
The 25-year-old has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge after a disastrous season, in the campaign following his PFA Player of the Year triumph.
After 14 goals and nine assists in Chelsea’s 2014-15 title victory, he only managed four goals and three top-flight assists last term, and did not score until April.
Goal.com have suggested that the Belgian captain could have been offered to Real Madrid as part of a €75m swap deal for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata.
But Kylian Hazard has insisted that his younger brother is going nowhere because he is happy at Chelsea. He also promised the return of the real Hazard next year.
Kylian told Goal.com on Eden: “He will stay at Chelsea, he is happy at Chelsea. He loves London. It is good for him there and he says the facilities are great.
“It is one of the biggest teams in the world. He will be special again for them next year.”
It will be up to new manager Antonio Conte to rediscover Hazard’s best form. There is great excitement over his arrival after Italy’s performance at Euro 2016.
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