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Zinedine Zidane Comments Fuel Speculation of Real Madrid Move For Eden Hazard

Zinedine Zidane Comments Fuel Speculation of Real Madrid Move For Eden Hazard

has fuelled speculation that Real Madrid could move for Eden Hazard this summer.

The Los Blancos manager spoke to the media this afternoon and had some interesting comments on the Chelsea attacker.

Hazard has long been linked with a move to the European champions, but Chelsea have so far managed to hold on to him.

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They have to deal with a transfer embargo that means keeping their existing players is of paramount importance.

But that won’t stop rumours linking Hazard with a move to Spain this summer – particularly after Zidane’s comments.

Asked about the Belgian playmaker, Zidane was smart with his words, but definitely left the door open to some movement this summer:

When the Real Madrid manager publicly says this, you can bet chairman Florentino Perez pays attention.

Hazard has been in good form for Chelsea this season, scoring 17 goals and assisting 12.

But he’s had to deal with some inconsistent form from his team this season and constant speculation about the future of manager Maurizio Sarri.

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