Conte responds to speculation linking Hazard to Real Madrid - FCNaija

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 10/01/2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has responded to the speculation linking Eden Hazard to Real Madrid, according to report.

The Belgian forward has rejected two offers from Chelsea within the space of one month which has increased the talks that he will quit Chelsea for Real Madrid should the Spanish Champions come calling.

Hazard wants to play under the management of Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane and the Frenchman is keen to sign him too.

Real Madrid contact Eden Hazard's representatives

For the past seasons Hazard has been linked with a move to Real Madrid but Conte believes that the player is happy with at the Stamford Bridge.

"I can speak about my player and as you know very well Eden is an important player for us," Conte responded.

"Eden is very happy to stay here, to work for this club, to work for us. And we want to try to give satisfaction to our fans. I'm sure about this.

"For sure, Eden is an important player for us."

Chelsea will be up against Arsenal in the EFL Cup (Carabao Cup) semifinal on Wednesday evening, Hazard is expected to feature for the Blue when they clashed.