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Scared of Real Madrid? Chelsea & Eden Hazard talks


Eden Hazard & Real Madrid

One of the long standing rumours surrounding Belgium star Eden Hazard is that he’s a target for Real Madrid.

Stories linking Hazard with a Chelsea exit have been doing the rounds for quite a while.

Ten days ago, for example, Spanish daily Marca sat down with Hazard to talk about his future.

On Real Madrid, the Chelsea star admitted: “They are now the best team in the world!”

Chelsea v Los Blancos

So what else did Hazard say?

Asked whether Real Madrid are Chelsea’s biggest rivals in the Champions League, he simply said “the Champions League is a tough tournament, as well as the Premier League”.

On winning the Ballon d’Or in his career, Hazard said “why not? But I dont play for that… it’s not a priority”.

On moving to Spanish football, Hazard said “play in La Liga? I’m happy in England for a while and I play for one of the best clubs”.

Blues contract talks

It’s now being reported that Chelsea have started contract talks with Hazard to keep his at Stamford Bridge.

According to Italian news outlet Tutto Mercato Web, Chelsea and Hazard are in discussions about his contract renewal.

Hazard’s present deal with the Blues expires in 2020.

TMW announced that Hazard is in talks to extend his contract by another twelve months until 2021. Moreover, it’s reported that there are “positive feelings” that a deal could be wrapped up in the next few weeks.

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