Chelsea's Eden Hazard: Playing for Real Madrid is everyone's dream

Eden Hazard

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But despite Zidane having been replaced by Julen Lopetegui, Hazard told beIN SPORTS his thinking had not really changed.

"It has been an exciting time for me, full of respect but also hard because Real Madrid have high expectations, but I know very well that I will never forget that I have enjoyed football here in a unique way". For now, I'd be happy to stay, I still have two years on my contract.

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to complete his move to Juventus within the coming days, with a £88m fee already agreed and personal terms also reportedly agreed following a meeting between CR7 and Juve's president Andre Agnelli in Greece on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the same story, Real Madrid are determined to land their man this summer and Perez has already chose to give the number seven shirt to the Belgium global.

Hazard has always been linked with a move to Real Madrid, and that speculation has resurfaced this summer after the Blues failed to qualify for next season's Champions League.

Real expressed their gratitude to a player who helped the club to four Champions League successes, three FIFA Club World Cups, two LaLiga titles and two Copa del Rey crowns. He's also taken on a leadership role in team upon being named captain by manager Roberto Martinez, ahead of former Red Devils skipper Vincent Kompany.

Spanish giants Real Madrid have dropped their interest in French starlet Kylian Mbappe and won't be pursuing him this summer. They haven't dominated headlines with an attacking signing since Gareth Bale and could use some positive publicity if they lose their biggest star.

"Yes of course. Ballon d'Or is of course tied into how many goals you score".

Massimiliano Allegri's side claimed a seventh straight Serie A title last season by holding off an inspired Napoli, but fell to Real in Europe after a dramatic quarter-final, when Ronaldo ended a thrilling fightback by the Old Lady with a controversial last-gasp penalty.

"Real Madrid has not made any offers to PSG or the player and regrets the dissemination of this type of information that is not contrasted with the parties".

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