The Belgium worldwide is one in all Zinedine Zidane’s prime targets forward of the summer season switch window and Madrid have already held intensive talks with a view to shortly finishing a deal.
Marca report that Zidane is ‘desperate’ to carry Hazard to the Santiago Bernabeu and an settlement between Chelsea and Madrid is ‘on track’.
Chelsea are nonetheless hopeful of receiving a €140 million (£120m) switch payment for the 28-year-old, despite the fact that he can have only a yr remaining on his contract this summer season.
However whereas Chelsea’s asking value has not but been met, Madrid president Florentino Perez privately accepts that he’ll break the membership’s switch document to sign Hazard.
Marca additionally report that Madrid are optimistic that an early switch could be accomplished and have marked Could 12 – the remaining day of the Premier League season – as a possible day to announce the deal.
However that date is probably going to be pushed again as Madrid’s season wouldn’t have completed, whereas Chelsea are in the body to attain the Europa League remaining, which takes place on Could 29.
Madrid are looking forward to a fast decision and Chelsea’s hierarchy have already accepted that Hazard will depart the membership.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, as nicely as a number of gamers in the dressing room together with Gonzalo Higuain, are additionally stated to concentrate on Hazard’s upcoming departure.