Eden Hazard closer to Real Madrid move after ‘decision’ taken on future

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Real Madrid have been linked with big money moves for the likes of Neymar (Paris Saint Germain), Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) and Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and the Spaniards will also try to cut costs by targeting free transfer players like David Luiz.

The brilliant Belgium has less than 18 months on his contract with no indication of signing an extension, stating recently that he "knows what he's going to do" with rumours of a move to Madrid brewing for several years now.

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Hazard will have 1-year left on his contract after this season.

The 28-year-old has been dropping hints about his future since the World Cup, though remained at Stamford Bridge following Maurizio Sarri's appointment and has 12 goals and 10 assists in the Premier League this season under the Italian coach.

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"I know what I'm going to do", the Belgium global said in an interview filmed for an RMC documentary, scheduled to be aired in France on Wednesday evening. When I'm in the field, I just want to play. I don't want to lie.

On when he will announce the decision he has made, Hazard added: 'I do not know, we'll see.

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The Italian global remains a key figure for the Partenopei, having scored 11 goals and provided six assists in 27 appearances so far this season.