Real Madrid’s plan to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea FC hinges on 28-year-old – report

Real Madrid's plan to sign Eden Hazard could depend on whether they sell Gareth Bale this summer, say reports

Eden Hazard
Chelsea FC playmaker Eden Hazard Photo: Nike

Real Madrid’s plan to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea FC this summer could depend on whether Gareth Bale stays at the Spanish club or not, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Mail is reporting that Real Madrid remain keen on bringing the 27-year-old playmaker to the Bernabeu this summer as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of next season.

According to the same story, Zinedine Zidane is a big admirer of Hazard and wanted to bring him to the Bernabeu last summer.

However, the same article claims that Real Madrid could only end up moving to sign the Chelsea FC playmaker if they choose to sell Bale in the summer transfer window.

Bale has struggled for both form and fitness this season and it remains to be seen whether he will remain at Real Madrid beyond the summer.

Hazard, meanwhile, has been relentlessly linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent seasons, and it seems that he is set to be linked with another switch to the Spanish club.

The Belgium international has scored 16 goals and made six assists in all competitions for Antonio Conte’s men this term.

He will be expecting to start when Chelsea FC take on Southampton in the FA Cup semi-final clash at Wembley on Sunday.

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