FC Barcelona To Rival Real Madrid For Superstar Winger?

Hope Soto
July 15, 2018

The 27-year-old is now in Russian Federation with the FIFA World Cup as Belgium have a third-place spot to win against England but was the standout player for both club and country this season.

And Courtois has repeatedly refused to rule out a move to Madrid in the future after stalling on a new Blues deal.

"You know my preferred destination", Hazard told reporters on Saturday.

The attacker has already said that Madrid are a "special" club, and suggested that is where he wants to go if Chelsea are willing to sell.

Given that Chelsea are not in the Champions League and have been unable to get Hazard to extend his contract, his exit seems inevitable this summer.

It has been floated that even Barcelona are interested in signing the winger, but it has been claimed that Catalan giants are not likely to make a move. I'm going on holiday.

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'The only thing I've always said is that after the World Cup I look at everything, ' he said following after Belgium's defeat of Japan in Russian Federation.

Hazard has won the Premier League title twice with Chelsea, in 2014-15 and 2016-17, since joining from Lille six years ago.

Eden Hazard has hinted at an exit from Chelsea this summer as rumours continue to swirl about the possibility of him replacing Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid.

In June 2017, Hazard said he would "listen" if Real Madrid offered him a deal, but added he could stay at Chelsea "for many years".

It remains to be seen whether Hazard will be keen to stay and work under new manager Maurizio Sarri following the sacking of Antonio Conte on Friday.

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