Belgian ace hopes to see England man in Blue.
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard has said that he would welcome Wayne Rooney’s arrival at the club, believing he would be a “brilliant signing,” Sky Sports reports.
Rooney returned to England last week from United’s tour of the far east with a hamstring injury, which has caused major speculation that he had returned to negotiate his exit from Old Trafford.
However, David Moyes has expressed his desire to keep the England international at the Red Devils despite Jose Mourinho expressing an interest in taking him off their hands.
And Hazard hopes to see him arrive at the gates of Stamford Bridge sometime soon.
“Rooney would be a brilliant signing,” Hazard said. “He’s a great player who has the experience and he’s still only young, at 27,” he said.
“He’s got a few years left to play. But it’s not up to me. It’s not my decision.”
Hazard also revealed that the special one (a.k.a the happy one) also tried to sign him when he was at Lille.
“He told me he’d asked Lille, but I wanted to stay there until I was 21 and develop my game,” said Hazard, who moved to Stamford Bridge last summer.
“I must have been 19 or 20 at the time. Real Madrid is a wonderful team, but I had so much still to prove in the French league. I stayed because I didn’t want to leave too early.”
Hazard is now looking to impress the returning boss in his second season in west London by improving on the good form he displayed last term.
“He told us all what he expected of us, what he wants to see,” Hazard said.
“To me he told me to be ambitious with my game, to try things and that, if I do that, I can do something special this year.
“I told him I wanted to do myself justice, to do as well as I can, and that is all he wants to see from all of us. I hope it will end up being productive.”