- Eden Hazard has revealed his discussion with Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge
- Sturridge cancelled out Hazard's opener with a stunning late goal to rescue a point for the Reds
- Both players were later caught on camera sharing a joke at full time
Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has revealed his conversation with Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge after the Blues and the Reds played out a 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.
According to a UK Mirror report citing sources at BT Sport and BBC Sport, the Belgian international Hazard, who netted the opener on Saturday, alongside the winner in their first clash at Anfield in midweek, wants his former teammate at west London, to ensure he scores against Premier League leaders Manchester City at Anfield.
Interesting, the BBC report further claimed that the two players also discussed other issues and jokes during their brief chat.
"I said to him the goal wasn't bad, to be fair.
"He scored twice. One Wednesday, one today like me. Maybe he try to be like me.
But no he is a great, great player. I had a chance to play with him a bit at Chelsea.
"And I know he is a fantastic player. He had a lot of injuries in the last few years but when he is on the pitch he can create goals like this.
"I am happy for him but not happy for Chelsea,” Hazard, was quoted as saying, by BBC Sport.
Interestingly, both players displayed top qualities in the two matches, scoring astonishing goals for the second time in three days, as Chelsea failed to beat Liverpool at their backyard.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Premier League giants Chelsea were on Saturday, September 29, forced to a 1-1 draw by visiting Liverpool in a tough Premier League match played at Stamford Bridge.
Belgium international Eden Hazard scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 25th minute after being assisted by Mateo Kovacic.
But Englishman Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to score the equalizer for Liverpool at the death and it was Xherdan Shaqiri that assisted him.
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