20 August 2011

Eden Hazard will join Arsenal IF they qualify for Champions League!

Eden Hazard will sign for Arsenal in a deal worth £23m should the North London side qualify for the Champions League group stages when they play Udinese in the return leg on 24th August.

Lille were reported to have slapped a £26m price tag on the Belgian winger however the valuation is indeed slightly less with the 20 year old winger keen on joining Wenger’s side. The issue does remain though that he is already guaranteed Champions League football with Lille this season and does not wish to risk making the move only for Arsenal to play a part in the competitions poorer cousin, the Europa League.

Whilst a deal has been agreed in principal, personal terms have not and next weeks match against Udinese could be the most important game Arsenal have played over the last six years.

Eden Hazard gallery here.

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