Hazard reveals what Modric told him about his squad number

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/06/2019

Eden Hazard has revealed what transpires between him and Luka Modric pertaining the number 10 shirt, according to report in Marca.

"I've been lucky enough to speak to Modric through [Mateo] Kovacic. I asked him if he would let me have his number 10 as a joke and he said no," he said.

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After his stellar performances in Russia last summer, there were rumours that Real Madrid would move for him last summer and Hazard admitted that there was contact made.

"It all started after the World Cup, but I stayed another year at Chelsea," he said. "It was a great year for us. This was the best moment to sign for Real Madrid.

"I spoke with Florentino at a gala in London and he told me that now was the best time to play for Real Madrid."