Chelsea ready new bumper contract to keep PSG target

Chelsea are planning to offer Eden Hazard a bumper new contract in their attempts to ward off interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Daily Mail reports.

The Belgian international is set to receive a substantial pay-rise amid his transfer link with Ligue-1 champions PSG.

PSG manager Laurent Blanc is an avid fan of Hazard, having publicly spoken about his intent to bring the Chelsea attacker to Parc des Princes next season.

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It is speculated that the 23-year-old’s agents have begun discreet talks with PSG officials, forcing Chelsea to jump into action.

The London club will attempt to fend off interest from France by upgrading his current £170,000-a-week deal nearer to the region of £200,000.

The Blues hierarchy are however hoping that a statement of intent to extend his terms is sufficient, as Hazard still has three years on his current deal.

Chlesea have even awarded Hazard the number 10 shirt, a number he desires.

Despite this, PSG are reportedly plotting a mega £61million offer for the former Lille star with the belief that a large enough offer will sway Chelsea’s decision in keeping their prized asset.


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