Chelsea and Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard is a target for Real Madrid
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Belgian star seen as a key player for Zinedine Zidane’s ‘rebuilding project’
Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 8:22am
Real Madrid have made contact with Eden Hazard, claims the Daily Mail, with the paper passing on information from the Spanish press to the effect that manager Zinedine Zidane and president Florentino Perez have both been in touch with the Chelsea playmaker.
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Hazard has long been regarded as a key target for the Bernabeu club and stories have recently emanated from Stamford Bridge that he has “delayed signing a new £300,000-a-week deal” because of the interest from Madrid.
According to Spanish outlet Diario Gol, Zidane has been granted permission by his president to make Chelsea an offer with the French coach regarding the Belgium international “as key to his rebuilding project at Real”.
The Mail says that Real first put Hazard on their shopping list last year but their interest waned as Marco Asensio and Isco began to impress.
But with the European champions struggling for consistency this season Zidane has decided he needs to freshen up his squad.
Is Eden Hazard going to become the next Galactico at Real Madrid?! #CFC #RMCF pic.twitter.com/OEY2eXOf0K
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