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Chelsea star Eden Hazard goes public about Arsenal's approach to sign him


Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard says Arsenal approached Ligue 1 side Lille to sign him when he was in France.

Back then, reports claimed that manager Arsene Wenger wanted to bring the Belgium international to the Emirates but the player was never approached by the North Londoners.

The 26-year-old joined Chelsea instead, becoming one of the best players in the English Premier League.

"Er, no. They were talking a little bit, but not with me personally," he told the Telegraph.

"I signed for Chelsea and in my head it was to win titles. Maybe not like this. I won already two Premier League, one League Cup, one Europa League. It's not bad, but it can be better. The FA Cup and Champions League, why not?

"Sometimes you are at the top and sometimes not.

"People are always talking, I don't care about that. I try to be the best I can. In the world I'm not alone - they have some good, good players. I don't know if I am top five, top 10, top 20. It's not my target. I just want to enjoy my football.

"Players like Ronaldo and Messi are leaders. They are people that want to be better every day. That's why they are at the top for the last 10 years.

"They need to prove - we all need to prove - every day, but I don't think too much about that. I just concentrate on myself, on football, on the pitch, on the training ground. Then I will see."

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