The future of Eden Hazard at Chelsea hangs in the balance as the 28-year-old hesitates to commit his future to the club.
Hazard’s contract with the Chelsea runs out in 2020, but the Belgium international seems unwilling to put pen-to-paper on a new deal.The Pensioners already showed their desire to make the team’s headline performer the highest paid player in London.
Maurizio Sarri is desperate to hold on to Hazard, which is why the club offered the player an improved contract.
However, the former Lille man is the one making things difficult as he seems to be pushing for a move.
A new contract would probably see Chelsea fending off the interest from Real Madrid, who have been heavily linked with Hazard over the past few months.
A frustrating situation regarding Hazard’s contract has forced Sarri to go public and express his opinion on the matter.
“It’s time to decide.
“We have to solve this problem if we want to programme the future,” he told Express Sport.
Labelled by Florentino Perez as Los Blancos’ top target for the January transfer session, the pacey winger could indeed be on his way out from Stamford Bridge.
The reigning European champions have been dealing with immense attacking problems ever since Cristiano Ronaldo left the club to join Juventus back last summer.Real Madrid president is well aware the player of Hazard’s quality and experience can help the team to find the way out of a severe crisis.
Gareth Bale has spent the majority of the season on the sidelines because of various physical problems while Marco Asensio failed to replicate his last year’s form.With Vinicius Junior still adapting to the European style of football, the interim manager Santiago Scolari has to boost the attacking department this winter.
Already kicked out of La Liga title race, Los Merengues have now focused their attention on their Champions League quest.A potential arrival of Eden Hazard could prove crucial in Real Madrid’s attempt to wrap up their fourth successive Champions League title.The Belgian forward has been impressive this season, managing 12 goals and nine assists in 26 top-flight outings for Chelsea.