Whether a mooted move in the region of £88m happens remains to be seen, but either way with Ronaldo now 33-years-old, Madrid have to plan for the future. "You know, I have already said this - we grew up more on the French side than the Belgian, in terms of being football fans - we grew up with 1998".
The Sun says Chelsea fear Real Madrid will swoop for Hazard after Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus in a £99million move. Subsequently, Hazard sent a number of Chelsea fans into a anxious frenzy with his statements.
Chelsea playmaker Hazard, preparing for a World Cup semifinal with Belgium, has spoken of his admiration for Zidane and been strongly linked with a big-money move to the Bernabeu.
France grinds way to World Cup final, edges Belgium
Belgian citizen Gregory Oleffe and Olivier Debregeas from France debate Tuesday's World Cup match between their two countries. They are trained by Didier Deschamps , who won the Cup in 1998 as a player and is now trying to do the same as a coach.
Perez needs to make a statement of intent as Ronaldo's departure looks set to mark a relatively disappointing period for the club, during which they fell well short in the La Liga title race and they were caught on the hop by Zinedine Zidane's surprise resignation as manager following their Champions League success.
"I think Real Madrid is everyone's dream". With or without Zidane, Madrid's shirt is special. He's certainly good enough!
Convincing PSG to sell one of those two will likely be as hard as convincing Chelsea to part with Hazard, but Les Parisiens' ongoing issues with financial fair play should give Real and advantage―and the Blues as well.
Hazard is yet to sign a new contract with Chelsea as he is still at the World Cup with Belgium in Russian Federation, where he has played a starring role in their run to the semi-finals.