Chelsea striker Eden Hazard 'tempted' by Tottenham Hotspur offer before Champions League failure
25 September 2012 07:13
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The 21-year-old Belgium forward moved to Stamford Bridge from Lille this
summer, but could have ended up in north rather than west London.
"It's true that Tottenham tempted me because it was a young team which
was third in the league," Hazard said.
"Unfortunately, the end of the season did not go well. They did not reach
the Champions League, which tipped the balance."
won the Champions League last season, which ultimately cost Spurs their
place, but Hazard did not enjoy the manner in which they did it.
"Nobody was really a fan of Chelsea's game last season," he said.