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Saturday, August 10, 2019
Hazard: "I'm in seventh heaven"
One of my idols, as a child, was Zinedine Zidane. I had his poster in the room and now I have the opportunity to be trained by him," Hazard told Corriere della Serra.
"As a child I dreamed of one day wearing Real Madrid's shirt. When the Real knocks on your door you can do only one thing: open it.
"At Chelsea I've spent unforgettable years, but here I am in seventh heaven.
Hazard scored 55 goals, and made 37 assists in 147 games during the last three seasons under Antonio Conte and Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge.
The forward admits the two managers played a key role in his development, claiming he "learned a lot" from them prior to his move to Spain.
"They are different from each other in terms of character and football idea, but they have one thing in common: they are two winners. They have a marked style, they know which indications to give to the group.