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Hazard will wait on summer signings before agreeing new deal at Chelsea

Eden Hazard will wait on Chelsea’s summer transfer business before signing a new contract at the club.

Hazard, 27, is out of contract in 2020 and has been linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer after a difficult season at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues finished 5th in the Premier League, missing out on Champions League football for the second time in three seasons.

The Belgian is yet to pen to his long-term future to the club, but has hinted he will if Chelsea make the right recruitments this summer.

Asked what would persuade him to extend his deal, Hazard said: “I’m waiting for new players next season.

“I want good players because I want to win the Premier League next season.”

Hazard has been Chelsea’s stand-out player this season, having scored 12 times and created six goals in the Premier League.

The 27-year-old admits it’s been a difficult season at The Bridge, but says he believes the campaign can be somewhat salvaged by lifting the FA Cup this weekend.

Chelsea take on Manchester United at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.

“We’re Chelsea. we need trophies at the end of the season,” he added. “At the moment we have nothing. We have not qualified for the Champions League. So the season has been bad.

“If we can’t be in the Champions League we need the trophy.

“It’s up to us to save the season with the FA Cup. I’ve never won the FA Cup. I hope this year is for me and for Chelsea. We will give everything.”

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