Chelsea star Eden Hazard is keen to leave Stamford Bridge in order to join David Luiz at Paris Saint-Germain. The Belgium international, who was named Chelsea’s Player of the Year earlier this month, will be the subject of a €60m bid from the French champions in the near future.
This information comes courtesy of RMC Sport, who have revealed that Hazard - a PSG supporter - is open to the idea of leaving west London for the Parc des Princes. Chelsea have agreed to sell versatile defender Luiz to the Ligue 1 outfit - the Brazil international is currently undergoing a medical - and Hazard could follow in the forthcoming weeks.
Chelsea, however, are understandably reluctant to sell Hazard. The 23-year-old is widely regarded as one of the world’s best young players, but his relationship with Jose Mourinho has been left strained after he publicly criticised the Portuguese coach’s negative tactics.
PSG, however, are unlikely to be deterred in their pursuit of the attack-minded winger. The club’s manager, Laurent Blanc, has made it crystal clear that he would love to bring Hazard to the French capital, while it was reported earlier today that Mourinho will consider selling either Hazard or Oscar later this summer in order to generate funds to build an even more competitive squad.
Mourinho failed to win a single trophy in his first season back at Stamford Bridge, but is expected to start the 2014/15 campaign with a very different looking starting line-up. Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa will almost certainly join the Blues in a £32m deal, while other high-profile players are also expected to arrive thorough the doors this summer.