Wenger has been a long time admirer of the Belgian maestro, but faces stiff competition from other Premier League clubs.
Hazard told Canal+ after stating he will be going “to England”:
It’s impossible for me to leave in January. As I said, I will finish the season at Lille, [as] we can still win a title.
This is an important personal choice and a [style of] football that suits me. I would rather go abroad, even if PSG is a great club. I want to feature at a big club where I am sure to play.
Based on his words, both aspects he has touched upon are true of Arsenal although considering the competition from Chelsea, Manchester City and United it is anyone’s guess where he is going.
In other news it has been claimed by The Daily Mail that Arsene Wenger is weighing up a move for Watford defender Adrian Mariappa.
The defender had a strong performance in a narrow loss to Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup last weekend and has attracted interest from a number of clubs.
The Mail claims that Wenger is keen to plug some holes in the Arsenal defence with Mariappa able to play in centre-defence and also at right-back.
What do you guys think? Would he be a welcome transfer or is the return of Sagna enough to curb this rumour…?