Eden Hazard is having the best time of live not on duty for both club and country with spending the holiday in Spain, of all places, before kicking back as he continues to be linked with a summer move to Real Madrid.
The Belgium international was pictured with some Norweigian fans in the coastal city of Marbella as he’s soaking up the sun following an hard-earned three place finish with Belgium at the World Cup.
The Chelsea winger performances for his country in Russia were superb, in which he rounded it up with a goal in the final games against England, and he is now expected to be the subject of intense interest from the Champions League holders.
Real Madrid are believed to be in the market following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus, and having ruled out a move to sign Neymar this summer, it appears the Los Blancos’ main priority would be signing Hazard this summer.
Hazard, however, have himself been open to the possibility of swapping Chelsea for Real Madrid, telling reporters after his country’s third-place play-off victory against Gareth Southgate’s men that his move to Madrid could be on the cards.
The winger said:
“I will go on holiday and ask myself the right questions.
“After six wonderful years at Chelsea, it might be time to discover something different.”
Even Belgium’s national team boss Roberto Martinez agreed on a sentiment that Hazard should consider plying his trade somewhere else, suggesting it may be a good time for Hazard to bring his six-year association with the club to an end.
“Players need new challenges and new projects.
“Perhaps it’s a good time for [Chelsea] and for Hazard [to split]. I would be very surprised if Chelsea didn’t have big offers for him right now.
“It could be the best time [for Hazard] to try something different. He is a player who has maturity and a lot of leadership. His play is based on talent.
“Hazard could carry a new project anywhere in the world. He is at the best moment of his career. He could fit in any team in the world.”
Here’s a picture of Hazard in Madrid below: