According to the AS, Real Madrid have stated that they have agreed a deal in principle to sign Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, who has been Zinedine Zinades wishlist.
The 25-year-old winger who was Premier League player of the season last year has bee fairly criticized this season due to his unconvincing displays.
The Belgian international undeniable talent means that he still commands a healthy transfer fee, though, with the AS, claiming that Chelsea are demanding a sum in the region of £78m (€100m)
Sources from Spain also suggest that Los Blancos could offer James Rodriguez to Chelsea.
It’s not a big secret that the Royal Club manager Zinedine Zidane is desperate to bring the tricky forward at Spanish capital after named him the third best player in the world after.
“After (Cristiano) Ronaldo and (Lionel) Messi, Hazard is my favourite player. It is spectacular to watch him play,” Zidane said.
“If I see him playing for Real Madrid? I can only say I love the player.”
“I have no doubt he will soon recover his form.”
Meanwhile, Eden Hazard admitted that he would love to work with says he would love to work with current Real Madrid boss one day, but insists that he’s happy at Chelsea.
“I always liked Zidane. Now I know the player by heart but don’t know the coach at all, even if he’s started very well at the Bernabeu. I’m also still under contract at Chelsea, and I feel very good there.”
When asked if he’d like to play under the Frenchman one day, he added: “Yes of course. When I was little, I watched him on television and the internet for hours. I talked Zidane, and I ate Zidane.”