Chelsea ace Eden Hazard has refused to rule out the possibility of joining Real Madrid despite the fact that the European Champions is showing less interest in signing the Belgian forward.
Hazard is enjoying his moment again as a player after scoring four goals in his last five games.
Chelsea has been able to show the same level of performance under manager Antonio Conte that saw them won the League in the Italian’s debut season, the Premier League Champions has been dumped out of the Carabao Cup semifinals against Arsenal.
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Hazard’s deal with the club expires in two years’ time but speculations has continued to link him to Real Madrid, with the European Champions set to undergo squad overhaul after most of the senior players failed to perform at the optimum level and the Belgian is likely to be part of Real Madrid’s plan for the next season.
‘In football, you never know,’ Hazard told Marca when pressed on the latest Real Madrid rumours.
On his relationship with under-fire Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, whose side currently trail La Liga leaders Barcelona by 19 points, Hazard added: ‘I remember 10 years ago when he first spoke about me, it was incredible. ‘Know that he was my idol when I was a child, I have seen thousands of videos about him and now he is the manager of one of the best clubs in the world, so yes, it is a luxury. ‘But I do not want to stop, I want to continue working and striving in the field and then yes, I love when people like him speak well of me.’