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Fuel keeps adding to speculation of Eden Hazard moving to Spain in the near future.
This time it’s Barcelona and in particular Lionel Messi that wants Hazard to sign for his club in January, as Spanish news outlet Don Balon reports.
Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Liverpool’s Phillipe Coutinho have also been linked with a move to the Catalans.
As per Don Balon, Hazard is at the top of the list of players Lionel Messi wants his team to sign in January.
There’s also fierce competiton from rivals Real Madrid for the player who scored a brace in Chelsea’s 4-0 thumping of West Brom on Saturday.
No chance Eden Hazard will leave the Blues in January
It’s hard to ignore that there is a possibility Hazard could look for a new challenge next season. However, the chances of our star leaving in January are very slim.
Hazard will be of magnificent importance for the remainder of our season in the hopes to win silverware.
Whether the Belgian leaves in January or at the end of the season, it will surely be for an astronomical fee.
The Telegraph reported in the summer the club were eager to pen Hazard down to a new contract at Chelsea. As we are into the winter period of the season, these talks seemed to have stalled.
But Barcelona and Lionel Messi can dream if they think they can sign Hazard in January.