Eden Hazard’s long Chelsea goodbye has begun after Real Madrid make official move

Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard & Chelsea

Chelsea fans should probably start to savour Eden Hazard as much as possible.

As the final months of the season tick over, it’s looking increasingly likely that Hazard may be leaving Chelsea.

Monday was a key day.

Zinedine Zidane made a shock return to Real Madrid, which has triggered Los Blancos into trying to close a deal for Hazard.

Real Madrid’s official move for Hazard

The Telegraph have reported on Tuesday that Real Madrid have actually made an official approach to Chelsea to sign the Belgian:

The Daily Telegraph can reveal Real firmed up their interest in Hazard shortly before Zidane’s ­reappointment, on a contract until 2022, had been finalised.

The decision to replace Santiago Solari with the Frenchman will only increase the Chelsea forward’s desire to go.

How much would Real have to pay Chelsea for Hazard?

The Telegraph suggest that the Belgian could leave Stamford Bridge for 100 million pounds.

For the record, the Telegraph are joined by Belgian paper HLN in reported that Real approach for Hazard this Tuesday.

HLN echo the Telegraph in reporting that Real have spoken to Chelsea officially about Hazard.

HLN tell their readers that “barring a miracle, Chelsea will lose their best and most popular player this summer. The final destination of Eden Hazard: Real Madrid.”

When it came to price, HLN say that Chelsea are looking for 115 million euros for Hazard while Madrid are hoping to get a deal done for 100 million euros.

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