The Belgium International has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid
Eden Hazard joined Chelsea from Lille in the summer of 2012 and is one of the club’s undisputed stars. He is considered as one of the best players in the world after performing at the highest level over the past few seasons.
The winger has scored 98 goals for the English side in 300 appearances. He has claimed two Premier League titles during his time in west London, along with FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League triumphs.
Despite Blue’s struggle last season, the Belgium International featured regularly for them and managed to score 17 goals in all competitions. He was very influential against Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup as he scored the winner in the 1-0 win, helping the team to grab their 8th FA Cup title.
Though the Premier League giants finished 5th in the Premier League and missed out on the the Champions League Football for the upcoming season. It’s the second time the club have missed out on a top 4 place in the past 3 years.
The 27 year old has been one of the stand out players in this year’s World Cup, scoring 3 goals and assisting 2. Though Belgium were defeated by France in the semi-finals but they defeated England in the third place play off.
The Belgian has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid in the past couple of transfer windows and with Cristiano Ronaldo leaving them to join Juventus this summer, he has again been linked with a move to the La Liga giant. They are reportedly willing to pay €120 million for him.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants Isco or Marco Asensio to replace Eden Hazard if he moves to Real Madrid, reports Diario Gol.
Both the Spanish midfielders have been an important players for the La Liga giants in the past few seasons but both of them struggled for regular game time last season under Zinedine Zidane. They have been also linked with a summer exit, with few Premier League showing interest in them.
The London clubwant a player in return, and are insistent that they will not sanction a sale before a replacement is found.