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16 September, Monday

Time to say Goodbye - Hazard's last victory in Chelsea

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Final of Europe League ended with the victory of Chelsea over Arsenal by 4-1 in Baku. Eden Hazard stormed Arsenal by two goals and along with Olivier Giroud and Pedro. Alex Iwobi also scored but had not real effect.

The Belgian, 28, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and said that he is now "waiting on both clubs".

Hazard became the hero of his last game in Chelsea. "I think it's a goodbye, but in football you never know," he told BT Sport, BBC wrote.

Sarri added: "He is a wonderful player. It took two or three months for me to understand him as a man and now I do, he's a wonderful man.

"He's an extraordinary player. He is a strange boy but when he understands it is extraordinary."

Hazard made 352 appearances for the Blues and his two goals in the final moved his tally for the club to 110.

According to The Guardian, Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta admitted Hazard's departure would be a huge loss for the club, but wished his friend the best for the future, saying: 'Eden has never been a selfish person, but he has always had this dream to play for Real Madrid ... I hope he still wins trophies there too.'

“I’ve taken my decision already. Now it depends on the club. I’m just waiting like the fans wait, so you will know in a couple of days,” Hazard said.

“My target today was to win the trophy that’s it, that’s the only thing that was on my mind,” he added.

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