Liverpool's Manuel Locatelli bid could end up being another Eden Hazard for Arsenal

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And if Liverpool do indeed bring him to Anfield, it will bring back reminders of the Gunners’ failed pursuit of Eden Hazard.

Arsenal were one of three Premier League clubs interested in signing the Frenchman from Lille, along with Chelsea and Manchester City.

Though they were able to offer Champions League football to Hazard, the Blues’ financial muscle meant that it was Stamford Bridge where Hazard moved to.

“I’m not surprised at all that he goes to Chelsea, and straight away is one of their stars because everybody knew about him,” then-Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said.

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