Zinedine Zidane sends message to Eden Hazard after Chelsea hero scores first Real Madrid goal

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 05: Eden Hazard (L) of Real Madrid celebrates with Gareth Bale and Alvaro Odriozola (R) after scoring a goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF vs Granada FC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 05, 2019. (Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Former Chelsea star opened his account for Real Madrid (Picture: Getty)

has urged Eden Hazard to kick on after opening his account for Real Madrid of their La Liga victory over Granada on Saturday.

Hazard secured a dream transfer to Madrid in June, ending a seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge which noticed him grow to be top-of-the-line gamers in Europe.

The Belgium worldwide had endured a subdued begin to his profession on the Bernabeu, failing to rating or help in his opening 5 video games for the Spanish giants.

However, Hazard produced a formidable efficiency in opposition to Granada this weekend, scoring his first Real Madrid goal with a neat lob earlier than organising Luka Modric later within the recreation.

Zinedine Zidane hopes Hazard's goal can kick-start his Real Madrid career
Zinedine Zidane hopes Hazard’s goal can kick-start his Real Madrid profession (Picture: Getty)

Reacting to Hazard’s show, Zidane mentioned: ‘We want to see Eden like this, enjoying nicely and scoring targets.

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‘He wanted that, he was happy in the dressing room. We hope it’s the first of many for him.’

Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid an early lead on the Bernabeu earlier than Hazard opening his account for Real simply earlier than half-time.

Goals from Modric and James Rodriguez put the sport to mattress regardless of Granada threatening to mount a comeback by means of Darwin Machis and Domingos Duarte.

Real Madrid’s 4-2 win sees them transfer 4 factors clear on the high of La Liga, with Granada nonetheless in second place.

Third-placed Atletico Madrid face Real Valladolid on Sunday, whereas fourth-placed Barcelona host Sevilla later that day.

Last month, the previous Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand claimed Hazard may find yourself regretting leaving Chelsea.

‘When you go to a new club, especially the size of Real Madrid, you have got to earn the right to be the man that gets the ball, that they look to first as the talisman,’ mentioned Ferdinand.

‘He has received to do one thing within the coaching video games and within the video games itself, to make them need to give him the ball.

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‘I’m fearful for him actually that he has gone to Real Madrid on the mistaken time.

‘This is an ageing side, they are not on the way up and they have not got much spark about them at the moment, and that is going to reflect on him, badly, in the long term.’

Hazard’s former facet Chelsea go to Southampton on Sunday.

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