Chelsea have been offered considerable hope of keeping Eden Hazard, with Real Madrid reportedly turning their attentions to Neymar.
Eden Hazard to Real Madrid has been the talk of the football world over the past year. The Belgian was widely expected to be heading to the Santiago Bernabeu after the World Cup, but the move never materialised.
Hazard has clearly had his head turned by Real Madrid’s interest. Playing for them is his dream, with former manager Zinedine Zidane being his childhood idol. We would hold nothing against him if he pushed for the move, but we’re dearly hoping he doesn’t.
One possibility which we haven’t taken into consideration is that Real Madrid may not actually attempt to sign him. However, according to the Times, Los Blancos still have their eyes on netting PSG superstar Neymar. They couldn’t afford to sign them both.
If Real Madrid do sign Neymar, it may be the final nail in Hazard’s proposed move to the club. He would be able to focus on the task at hand at Chelsea, and who knows, we may be able to convince him to pen a contract extension.