Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has said he wants to feature alongside the best players in the world at Chelsea next season.The 23-year-old Belgian, who is currently playing with his national side at Euro 2016, has reiterated his desire to stay with the Blues and hopes the club's incoming manager Antonio Conte can attract some big-name stars this summer.
Although Hazard refused to be drawn on speculation linking Chelsea will a move for his international teammate Romelu Lukaku, he revealed he hopes to be playing alongside the best players in the game in 2014-15.
Asked specifically whether he could be joined at Chelsea by Lukaku, Hazard told Sky Sports: "I don't know, I don't want to talk about this. But Romelu is a big striker, he's a good guy and a good friend of mine. It's always good to play with the best in the world."
The former Chelsea striker was widely criticised for his display in Belgium's recent loss to Italy, but Hazard thinks Lukaku's brace against the Republic of Ireland in Bordeaux will have done his confidence the world of good.
"For a striker it's great for the confidence to score goals. Lukaku showed how good he is," the Chelsea midfielder said amid reports linking Lukaku with a move to Stamford Bridge. "When a striker doesn't score, he tends to get criticism, but he can take it. He is mentally strong and I am sure he will be difference for us in each game, I hope."