Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/16/13
Eden Hazard says Wayne Rooney would be a "brilliant signing" for Chelsea and would welcome him at Stamford Bridge. Rooney returned to England from Bangkok last week after suffering a hamstring injury which ruled him out of Manchester United's tour of Asia and Australia. United boss David Moyes has repeatedly insisted the England international is not for sale after Jose Mourinho expressed his admiration for the striker, sentiments Hazard echoed. "Rooney would be a brilliant signing," Hazard said. "He's a great player who has the experience and he's still only young, at 27. "He's got a few years left to play. But it's not up to me. It's not my decision." Meanwhile, Hazard revealed that Mourinho once tried to sign him while he was at Lille. "He told me he'd asked Lille, but I wanted to stay there until I was 21 and develop my game," said Hazard, who moved to Stamford Bridge last summer. "I must have been 19 or 20 at the time. Real Madrid is a wonderful team, but I had so much st...
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