There are insinuations that Real Madrid appear to be counting their chicks even before they are hatched.
According to the Daily Star, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has reportedly already chosen Eden Hazard’s squad number.
Perez has reportedly reserved the No.7 shirt for the Belgian, with Cristiano Ronaldo set to join Serie A champions Juventus.
Perez is working hard to rebuild his attack with Hazard on his radar.
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The 27-year-old has allegedly stalled on a new contract offer at Stamford Bridge amid interest from the Spanish giants.
It is understood that Hazard wants to access Chelsea’s ambitions in the transfer market before committing his future to the club.
Present, Hazard is at the World Cup in Russia where he has already the Red Devils into the semi-final where they will face France.