'Thank You Infinitely': Cristiano Ronaldo Addresses Real Madrid Fans Following His Departure

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Eden Hazard has spoken about the managerial situation at Chelsea & a potential transfer to Real Madrid's as "everyone's dream" but played down a summer move to Los Blancos in an exclusive interview with beIN SPORTS.

That leaves another Premier League star in Eden Hazard as a mentioned option, though his already sky-high value will only grow larger if Belgium prevail in Russian Federation. Hazard's 2017-18 season under Antonio Conte, however, was a relatively subdued one, prompting rumours that the Belgian was looking to leave the club.

Hazard is believed to be one of Real's primary transfer targets should Cristiano Ronaldo join Juventus, with the 33-year-old closing in on an £88million move to Turin.

Mundo Deportivo report the Italian has told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich not to sell Hazard or Willian if he's to take charge of the first-team. Subsequently, Hazard sent a number of Chelsea fans into a anxious frenzy with his statements.

Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May's Champions League final victory over Liverpool that he was considering leaving the Santiago Bernabeu. It has been a exciting time for, full of success and difficulties as there is a lot of pressure to succeed at Real Madrid, but I know that I will never forget how much I have enjoyed football here.

"Zidane or no Zidane, the white jersey (of Madrid) is unique, but the blue sweater (of Chelsea) suits me well, so it does not bother me if I stay. As I've said 100 times before, I'm very happy at Chelsea". He's certainly good enough!

If Real Madrid do indeed want to sign Hazard, they will certainly have to shell out staggering sums of money to do so.

Meanwhile, Sport has reported that Barcelona are ready to make Hazard their marquee signing of the summer, adding that Hazard wants to leave Stamford Bridge to play Champions League football.

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