Hazard: Liverpool's Cole had big influence on Chelsea choice

Eden Hazard admits Joe Cole convinced him about Chelsea last season. Hazard played with the Liverpool and former Blues midfielder at Lille.

Eden Hazard admits Joe Cole convinced him about Chelsea last season.

Hazard played with the Liverpool and former Blues midfielder at Lille.

He told Chelsea magazine: "Joe more or less told me the same things as Romelu (Lukaku). He told me what a great club it is and he was very keen on me coming here. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying I only came here because Joe told me I should, but it was good to hear what he had to say.

"I'm really pleased to be here, I think he will be as well. I met him for the first time last season, he is a great guy and I'm sure we will talk about it the next time we meet!"

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