Chelsea concern: Eden Hazard odds-on to join Real Madrid

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is odds-on to join Real Madrid, according to Ladbrokes.

The bookies have slashed the Belgian’s chances of swapping London for the Spanish capital from 6/4 to 4/6.

The 27-year-old’s comments on Madrid will have also fueled speculation over a move in the near the future.

Odds-on: Eden Hazard to Real Madrid

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 26: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after he scores his sides second goal during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on September 26, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

The Chelsea forward is odds-on to become Madrid’s next Galactico, Ladbrokes’ latest betting odds show.

Also in the race for Hazard’s signature is Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona and Manchester City.

PSG’s chances of prising the Belgian away are rated at 6/1, whilst Catalan Giants Barca are at 20/1 to sign the player.

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Pep Guardiola’s side making a surprise swoop for the 27-year-old is at 33/1.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said:

“If Hazard’s latest comments haven’t given every Chelsea fan reason to worry, then these latest odds certainly will.”

Eden Hazard making Madrid intentions clear

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Hazard has done plenty of talking over recent weeks to suggest a move to Madrid is high on his agenda.

Before Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool, Hazard admitted:

“I will tell you the truth, after the World Cup I wanted to leave because my dream is to play in Spain.”

Then, following the Blues’ 3-0 victory at St Mary’s on Sunday, he claimed:

“Real Madrid is the best club in the world. I don’t want to lie.

“It is my dream since I was a kid. I was dreaming about this club. 

“Sometimes I wake up and think I want to go. Sometimes I think I want to stay.

“It is a hard decision. It is my future.”

With the Belgian speaking so openly about a potential move to Los Blancos, it is likely he would jump at the chance should an offer arise.


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