Eden Hazard may be more likely to join Real Madrid this summer if Chelsea are able to secure a permanent deal for Mateo Kovacic before his loan expires.
Real Madrid have been strongly linked with a move for Hazard over the past few years and, as the Belgian forward has just one year left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge, the rumours are now stronger than ever before.
While nothing has been decided either way, Belgian football journalist
Terreur also had his say on Hazard’s personal situation and suggested that the 28-year-old will be keen on making the switch over to Real Madrid as soon as possible.
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“But I think the player, he already wanted to go last summer after the World Cup in St Petersburg and he has given them an extra season. He has had Real Madrid fans around his head for the whole year and he still has form, too.”