Real Madrid and France international striker Karim Benzema has revealed that Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will be a brilliant addition at the Santiago Bernabeu. The 29-year-old has tagged the Belgian as a very good player and believes will be a good signing for the Los Blancos.
“[Hazard] is a very good player, what can I say? I have not seen the rumors, but it’s obvious that he would be a good signing,” Benzema said to Telefoot.
Hazard has reportedly become a target for the La Liga giants. The 26-year-old has been sensational for Chelsea this season and has been a key player in their bid for the Premier League trophy.
Hazard has scored 14 goals until now and has five assists to his name in the Premier League. Benzema believes that such attacking threat would be a welcome addition at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid presently sits top of the La Liga table, three points clear of reigning champions Barcelona. The Los Blancos, who defeated Sporting Gijon 3-2 last weekend will host Barcelona on April 23. However, they have a mid-week second-leg Champions League fixture against Bayern Munich at home on April 18.
Hazard hints at Chelsea exit
Eden Hazard has hinted that he could quit Chelsea after admitting he has ambitions to play for other clubs. The Blues will reportedly do everything to keep hold of their star forward.
The Belgium international, who is in the running to be crowned PFA player of the year for the second time in three years insists that there are other clubs he would be interested in playing for. However, the 26-year-old has stressed that he loves his life at Stamford Bridge.
“When it’s not PSG, it’s Real Madrid, then maybe it’s Bayern Munich… strangely last year there wasn’t anybody.I may also have personal ambitions to play in other clubs. But I’m trying to focus on the present, end up in Chelsea this year,” Hazard said.
Danny Murphy slams Hazard for Manchester United misery
Premier League leaders Chelsea fell short against Manchester United on Sunday. The Blues were on the receiving end of a 2-0 defeat where superstar winger Eden Hazard fell short of expectations.
The Belgian was man-marked by United midfielder Ander Herrera. Match of the Day 2 pundit Danny Murphy believes that the winger could have done more to escape the Spaniard’s attentions at Old Trafford.
“Hazard could have done more to lose him, a little bit, yes. But it’s hard to be critical when Herrera plays so well – but Hazard sets such high standards for himself that we did expect more,” Murphy said, as reported by Daily Star.
“Maybe he’s just had a bad day. He’s allowed the odd bad game but he could have done a bit more.”
Chelsea remain top of the Premier League, four points clear of second-place Tottenham.
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