Having won three consecutive Champions League titles, as well as La Liga in 2017, Zidane left the Bernabeu last summer as a Los Blancos hero and had been linked with the manager’s hot-seat at Stamford Bridge.
But today’s announcement means not only will the World Cup winner not be replacing Maurizio Sarri, but Zidane will also almost certainly be making a move for Eden Hazard this summer.
Hazard has been repeatedly linked with a move to Real Madrid in the past, and has openly spoke about how Zidane is his footballing idol – and there’s plenty of Blues fans who can see the writing on the walls:
Do you think Hazard leaving for the Spanish capital is inevitable now that Zidane is back in the picture?
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