While Forrester, 22, can’t disguise his admiration for Hazard and the rest of Chelsea’s big names, he has no intention of rolling out a welcome mat.
He said: “I went into the dressing room after the game and said, ‘I’m having Hazard’s shirt’. I watched him on Match of the Day the other night and he was unbelievable… his goal and his little flick for the cross for the first goal. He’s very young and a breath of fresh air in the Premier League.
“I’m not sure how he will react to being here, but hopefully he won’t take to it and then he won’t play as well. I don’t know how long it will take to get him through all these fans to the ground. It’s going to be a very good day in the club’s history, a very proud day.
“It’s a bit surreal, I don’t think it has sunk in yet. We didn’t want to think about it too much in case it came back to bite us.
“They are the champions of Europe and they have world-class players. It’s going to be exciting lining up against them. But as a professional that’s what you want to do, you want to test yourself against the best. It’s our job and whatever it takes to beat them, we’ll give it our best shot.”