That task looked set to be more hard after he starred for Belgium at the World Cup but, not the type to court controversy, Hazard has not tried to force his club's hand despite making it clear he would welcome the chance to represent Real Madrid.
In filling the void created by Thibaut Courtois' departure to Real Madrid, the 23-year-old Kepa sees the sums now being allocated for glovemen as a reflection of their growing worth.
As it stands, all of them will be available when Chelsea visit Huddersfield on Saturday, if deemed fit enough to take part.
"A huge thank you to all my team-mates and the technical staff, who I shared success and awesome moments with. I had a great time there, but now this is my club and my home".
"In terms of the price and me being the most expensive keeper in the world, it's something I don't think about", he said. "I want to thank them for their support".
"Today is the day I leave my Athletic home, it is a day of mixed feelings to leave the club I joined as a nine-year-old, ” wrote Kepa".
"I had excellent references from them about the club, knowing them and being able to talk to them has been a great support for me over the last few days".
That bolsters Maurizio Sarri's midfield options significantly. "I find Sarri's style and ideas very attractive".
"For him this is a personal situation and I don't know what he'll decide, but I would like [him to stay]". "I don't think it will be a problem". "It is down to many things".
Most importantly, with him in goal, they have yet to be eliminated from the UEFA Champions League having won the competition that constitutes the mythical essence of the club three years in a row. "But I agree there is a new way to value goalkeepers". It's a good way to acknowledge a good goalkeeper.