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Lille starlet Eden Hazard signs contract extension

February 4, 2010

Lille midfielder Eden Hazard has extended his contract with the Ligue 1 outfit until 2014.

Eden Hazard
GettyImagesEden Hazard has previously been linked with Real Madrid and Arsenal

Hazard, one of the most promising teenagers in the game, has been a key part of Lille's astonishing season which sees Les Dogues flying high in third place.

The Belgium international has progressed through the ranks at Lille, making his debut aged just 16.

Hazard, who has scored seven goals this season, only turned 19 last month but already has ten caps for his country.