Eden Hazard hints at Tottenham move from Lille in summer

Eden Hazard
Hazard is the youngest player to win the Ligue 1 player of the year award

Lille midfielder Eden Hazard has told Belgian television he could join Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

Hazard, 21, is one of Europe's most sought-after talents and is reported to have attracted the interest of clubs including Real Madrid and Arsenal.

"Maybe it will be Tottenham. It is a great English club," he told RTBF.external-link

"I said that I would go to England and there is very good players [at Spurs]. I have not yet signed, this is going to happen soon," he added.

Hazard has repeatedly expressed a preference for joining a Premier League club but says he would also consider moving to Spain.

"Spain is perhaps more my style of game but [if I move there] it must be to either Barcelona or Real Madrid."

Hazard had emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal after the departures of Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona and Samir Nasri to Manchester City, but a move to Emirates Stadium last summer failed to materialise.

The Belgium international, who made his Lille debut as a 16-year-old and his international debut at 17, is under contract until 2015.

Last season he became the youngest player to win the Ligue 1 player of the year award after helping Lille complete a domestic double.

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