Despite starting on the bench at the King Power Stadium, Hazard's name was sung all afternoon by the travelling Chelsea supporters, several of whom held up a banner urging him to spurn interest from Real Madrid and stay at the club.
"If we want to compete with them next season, we need to do it better".
Matt Spiro of BeIN Sport also reports that Hazard's days at the Stamford Bridge are coming to an end, and that too for a mind-boggling sum of 100million Euros.
Meanwhile, Maurizio Sarri started his key man Eden Hazard from the bench in a bid to rest the Belgian well enough for their title decider against Arsenal on May 29. He will soon have his dream come to fruition, according to the above sources.
Hazard is set to finally complete his protracted move to Real Madrid in the next few weeks, although Chelsea are playing hardball with the Spanish giants over the fee. It is impossible to feel that none of those were true, as there definitely is too much smoke for there not to be any fire.
'I wanted it to be cleared up earlier but that's not happened.
"I hope of course, like every fan of Chelsea, that he will remain with us", he said.
"I'm excited to play alongside N'Golo Kante, I think he's a fantastic player and I can't wait to meet him. I'm not thinking about.my situation or the club's situation, I just try to win games".
In contrast to Di Matteo however, current Chelsea manager Mauricio Sarri insisted yesterday that Chelsea must "respect [the player's] decision".
Everyone would agree that Hazard was the one that helped them to a top-four finish with 16 Premier League goals and 15 assists in 2018-19.