Eden Hazard believes it is ‘now or never’ to secure his dream move to Real Madrid.
The Chelsea star has long been linked with a move to the Spanish capital, with the La Liga giants set to firm up their interest with a bid this summer.
The 28-year-old’s contract at Stamford Bridge is set to expire at the end of next season, with the club facing the prospect of selling their talisman in the summer or losing the Belgian on a free in 2020.
Hazard has made no secret of his desire to move to Spain, with Real manager Zinedine Zidane having been vocal in his admiration for the player.
Chelsea are believed to be holding out for a deal worth £100m for the player, though their transfer plans have been disrupted by an impending FIFA ban for breaking rule regarding the signing of minors.
Goal are reporting that Hazard believes it is ‘now or never’ to secure the move, and hopes a deal can be secured.
Mateo Kovacic’s future may also play a role in transfer negotiations, with the midfielder on-loan at Chelsea from Madrid and keen to stay in London on a permanent basis.