Friday, 23rd May, 2014

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admits he "loves" Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, even if he is not at all sure it will be possible to sign the Belgian.

Hazard is popular at PSG and has consistently been linked with moving to the Parc des Princes, despite Chelsea continuing to rate him as a key man.

And if the chance arose to sign Hazard, Blanc would be interested, believing the former Lille star is an exceptional player.

"We can talk about everything, systems, individual or collective qualities, but a player that can take three or four players out of a game at any time is something else", Blanc said of Hazard to Le Parisien.


"We do not know what to expect from such players. They can destabilise opponents.

"But I can love a player, knowing very well that I will not have him", Blanc concluded.

Hazard was hailed for his performances for Chelsea this season as the Blues finished third in the Premier League.

The Belgian made 35 Premier League appearances, scoring 14 goals along the way.

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