Former Chelsea star Eden Hazard has claimed that he now feels that he has matured in football, ahead of making his debut for Real Madrid.

The Belgian superstar left the Blues for Los Blancos earlier this month, moving to the Santiago Bernabeu in a £90million deal.

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Reflecting back on his seven year spell at Stamford Bridge, the Belgium international revealed to interviewer Jay Shetty that he has matured over during his time in London, claiming he was “a baby” when he joined Chelsea.

When you play for Madrid you have to win every year.

If in a year you do not win the Champions League, the fans are angry but it’s normal at a club like this. You need to win and that’s why I’m here.

What can I contribute? I went to Chelsea seven years ago as a baby but I am more mature now – I have played more than 500 games, but I am 28 years old and I still feel young.

La Liga is completely different from the Premier League but, with experience, you adapt quickly. I think that experience is the most important thing.


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