Despite only playing 43 minutes this season, Eden Hazard has got Chelsea fans purring.

But with Real Madrid looming, they were careful not to get too excited as the prospect of the Belgian leaving was still on the cards.

But after playing a key role in Chelsea’s 3-2 victory over Arsenal on Saturday, Hazard said those magic words, promising he’ll stay at Stamford Bridge.

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Eden Hazard arrived at Chelsea in 2012 (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Florentino Perez has been eyeing up Hazard as the potential successor to Cristiano Ronaldo for a while now, but even though the Spanish transfer window is still open, Hazard has reassured Chelsea fans of his commitment.

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Eden Hazard played a vital role in Marco Alonso’s winner vs Arsenal (photo by John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images)

And he could be in line for an excellent season, as Maurizio Sarri’s attacking brand of football may suit him.

So here’s a look at how Chelsea fans have been reacting to this news:

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