“I spoke to him before I signed for Chelsea. Every day, seriously, he was telling me that Chelsea was the best club for me. He said Chelsea was a big club where you can win trophies every season. For that reason I signed, so thank you, Joe Cole” - Eden Hazard reveals the player who convinced him to sign for Chelsea. Hazard and Cole were teammates at Lille before the Belgian made his move to Stamford Bridge.
“I am watching to improve my English. Peaky Blinders is good but it is difficult, from Birmingham. And it’s very aggressive. But it’s good, it’s good.” - Unai Emery revealed that he’s a fan of the BBC’s period crime drama and is using it to learn the English language as he continues to adjust to his new surroundings.
“I asked Messi about people in England saying: ‘You would not do so well on a cold, wet night in Stoke.’ He said: ‘They should have seen the pitches I played on in Rosario.’” - Well there you have it, Messi finally responds to the burning question on whether he would be able to perform on a cold night in Stoke.
“I've seen some of the questions about that QPR game - honestly, yeah, people always remember the Aguero goal - but that is fine, because without my goal that goal would not have been possible... and with both of them we won the league. So I am fine with that!” - Edin Dzeko discussed the crazy Manchester City versus QPR match in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)