According to former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp, Eden Hazard came very close to joining Tottenham Hotspurs before he signed for Chelsea. Harry Redknapp has made claims that Chelsea star Eden Hazard had almost joined Spurs in 2012 from Lille. Redknapp claims he spent four hours at in a Paris airport hotel trying in vain to persuade Eden Hazard to play for Spurs just a few weeks before the Belgian international signed for Chelsea. Tottenham were on the verge of qualifying for the Champions League in 2012 until Chelsea won the Champions League and qualified in place of Tottenham despite finishing 6th in the league. Before their shocking relegation to the Europa League, Tottenham had identified Hazard as their main transfer target and were positive about the move. According to reports from The Telegraph, Redknapp felt that Hazard was very keen on joining Spurs. “I think he was dead keen to come at that time,” he said of the player who […]