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Chelsea winger Willian: I'm taking number 10 from Hazard

Chelsea winger Willian will wear the number 10 jersey vacated by Eden Hazard.

The Brazilian has worn the number 22 shirt since joining the club in 2013.

He will now take Hazard's former number after the Belgian joined Real Madrid this summer.

Speaking to Brazilian TV show Desimpedidos, Willian claimed: "I was offered the number 10 jersey ahead of next season and I will take it."

The shirt was reportedly used as a negotiating tactic to persuade Callum Hudson-Odoi to re-sign with the Blues, according to the Evening Standard.

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