Hazard wants legendary status at Chelsea after reaching landmark

Amid further talk of a potential move to Real Madrid, Eden Hazard says he wants to earn legendary status at Stamford Bridge.

Eden Hazard joined Chelsea in the 2012 summer transfer window from Lille.   -  Getty Images

Eden Hazard is hungry for more goals to earn legendary status at Chelsea after scoring his 100th for the club in a 2-1 Premier League win at Watford on Boxing Day.

The Belgium forward grabbed both Chelsea goals at Vicarage Road to take his tally for the Blues to 101.

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Hazard has made no secret of his desire to play for Real Madrid, but the mercurial 27-year-old wants to ensure he will go down as a great at Stamford Bridge before moving on.

He told Sky Sports: "The goals mean a lot, especially because of the win. Yes, 101 goals with this amazing club is something I will never forget. Now, I think me, the fans, the players, we want more.

"I want to score more goals for the club, and become a legend, like [Frank] Lampard, [John] Terry, [Didier] Drogba. I try to do my best, but when we are winning we can enjoy it a lot."

Victory for Maurizio Sarri's side leaves them fourth in the top-flight table, two points above Arsenal after the latter was held to a draw by Brighton and Hove Albion.

Hazard was pleased with the character his side showed following a defeat to Leicester City in their previous outing.

"We showed great character against Manchester City after losing to Wolves. And today, after losing to Leicester, we did the same. " he added.

"We played really well. When we fight together we are a top team so we need to do it more."