Eden Hazard Determined To Join Real Madrid Following Zidane Return

Ross Houston
March 16, 2019

And during his unveiling on Monday, Perez teased the potential capture of Paris Saint-Germain's French star Kylian Mbappe, who has previously been linked with a move to Real.

"Hazard and Mbappe Targeted", was the headline French sports paper L'Equipe ran on Tuesday, in a nod to a possible deal between the French coach and the capital team's leadership to try and bring in an infusion of youth to Madrid, with Belgium and Chelsea striker Eden Hazard, 28, and Mbappe.

"I will be very happy if he stays here, but if he goes to Madrid, good luck to him".

Arsenal v Chelsea – Premier League – Emirates Stadium
Hazard right has apparently declared in the past Zinedine Zidane to be his idol

As per a report from ESPN, Premier League giants Chelsea fear that they will not be able to hold on to Belgian wing wizard Eden Hazard beyond the summer, amid rising interest from Real Madrid and have chose to demand a transfer fee of at least £100 million from the reigning European champions.

Hazard is out of contract at Stamford Bridge next year and has offered no indication that he is going to sign an extension, leaving Chelsea will little choice but to cash in for a nine-figure fee.

Hazard will be expecting to feature for Chelsea FC when they travel to Dynamo Kiev in the return leg of their Europa League last 16 clash on Thursday night. I am not anxious.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Real Madrid have opened talks for £100m-rated Eden Hazard in the summer.

"He had fever after the Premier League match [against Wolves] for two days, so yesterday we made a decision to leave him at home to recover for the next match", Sarri said of Higuain.

Given the stature of the Premier League and fall from grace for Real this term, Jordan believes there is little need for Hazard or Chelsea to approve a transfer.

He is said to idolise Zidane, who was tipped to replace the under-pressure Sarri at Chelsea before taking over for a second spell as Real boss.

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