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Chelsea exit will give Eden Hazard platform to become the best – Puel

Eden Hazard says he intends to sign a new Chelsea contract (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard may need to leave the club for on of the ‘great teams in Europe’ in order to fulfill his potential, according to Leicester City manager Claude Puel.

Puel, who managed Hazard at Lille, believes the 27-year-old may need to leave the Premier League side in order to continue his progress.

The Belgium international has been continually linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid but has said he intends to sign a new Chelsea contract.