Antonio Rudiger may have put in a man-of-the-match display during the FA Cup final but there was only one thing on his mind after the game.
Hazard has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge once more this summer after Chelsea failed to qualify for a Champions League berth.
Antonio Rudiger (right) has begged Eden Hazard to remain a Chelsea player this summer
Hazard’s future was questioned on Saturday after Chelsea won the FA Cup final
Before Hazard could respond to the question, Rudiger jokingly interrupted to say he’s staying
Hazard light-heartedly responded back that he’ll stay if Rudiger plays like that in every game
At full-time on Saturday, Hazard was asked about his future in west London and before he could answer Rudiger stepped in jokingly on his behalf.
‘Eden Hazard stays! He stays… Eden Hazard stays!’ Rudiger told BT Sport.
Hazard’s light-heartedly retorted back that he will if Rudiger produces those displays regularly before insisting that his focus is now on the World Cup.
‘We have the World Cup, we have some days of holiday now – we don’t talk about next season now, we talk about holiday the World Cup!’ Hazard said.
‘I need Antonio Rudiger to play like this every game and then I stay. I promise I stay.’
Hazard’s first-half penalty proved the difference as Chelsea defeated Manchester United
Meanwhile, Rudiger’s defensive display saw him named man of the match