Report: Chelsea to receive eight-figure bid for Sarri mainstay, club will reject

Chelsea are reportedly receive an eight-figure bid from Real Madrid for their superstar Eden Hazard.

According to the Sun, Spanish giants Madrid will commence their pursuit of the 28-year-old in the summer with an opening £70million offer.

The report details that the La Liga club know Chelsea will reject the bid, but are sending out a statement of intent that they want to land his signature ahead of next season.

It is understood that Madrid representatives have already flown to London for talks about the attacker and their manager Zinedine Zidane could be a big factor in trying to get the deal over the line.

Hazard reportedly has his heart set on working under idol Zidane, but surely it will take something special for the Blues to let their main asset leave Stamford Bridge.

The Belgium international is the superstar within the Chelsea ranks and already has a place in the club’s legendary books, but could end up right at the top of the pile if he finishes his career in England with them.

He a mainstay in Maurizio Sarri’s team this season, scoring 16 goals and supplying 11 assists in 38 games across all competitions.

Chelsea know that Hazard’s contract is due to expire in 2020 and fans will be holding their breath waiting to find out his long-term future, but Madrid’s interest is certainly a big concern.

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