Chelsea ‘consider bringing Eden Hazard back this summer and Real Madrid are keen to sell him for £51million’… while Timo Werner ‘is unhappy at Stamford Bridge and would like to move if a new striker joins’
- Chelsea are reportedly considering returning Eden Hazard this summer
- The Blues sold the Belgian winger to Real Madrid for an initial £88million in 2019
- Real ready to let Hazard return to Chelsea this year for £51million, reports say
- Meanwhile, Timo Werner would like a departure from Chelsea if a new striker arrives
Chelsea are considering the idea of bringing Eden Hazard back to the club from Real Madrid this summer, according to reports.
The Belgian winger has endured two tough seasons in Spain since joining Real from the Blues for a first £88million, with the 30-year-old playing just 21 times for the Spanish giants last season in a season with many injuries.
Overall, Hazard has only scored five Real goals in the two seasons in Spain, despite scoring double figures in six of the seven seasons he spent at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are considering bringing Eden Hazard back to the club, according to reports
The Belgian winger was a cult hero at Stamford Bridge before coming to Real Madrid in 2019
And according to the Spanish news channel AS, intermediaries are trying to gauge a possible Chelsea return for Hazard – with Real Madrid happy to sell the winger for around £51million this summer.
The report adds that while Los Blancos would like to cut ties with Hazard this summer, they accept that it will be difficult to convince the Blues of that kind of money, especially when they are chasing Borussia Dortmund striker Erling of £ 170 million. Halland.
Hazard has not only frustrated Real Madrid fans with his inconsistent performance and fitness record, but he also angered his own supporters for laughing when his side were knocked out of the Champions League semi-finals by Chelsea earlier this year.
Hazard has endured a rough patch at Real, scoring just five goals since his £88million move
The attacker – who returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time since his huge move to Spain in 2019 – was seen smiling and laughing full-time with Kurt Zouma and Edouard Mendy.
Hazard immediately took to Instagram to apologize, saying his “intention was not to offend Real Madrid fans” and that playing for the club is a “dream”.
Hazard took to his Instagram story to say, “I’m sorry. I read a lot of opinions about me today and I didn’t mean to offend Real Madrid fans.
“It has always been my dream to play for Real Madrid and I came here to win. The season is not over and together we now have to compete for La Liga. Hello Madrid!’
The Belgian had to apologize after angering Real fans after they left the Champions League
Meanwhile, Timo Werner is reportedly unhappy at Stamford Bridge and could be leaving Chelsea
Meanwhile, other reports claim Chelsea forward Timo Werner is looking to leave the club after just one season at Stamford Bridge.
The German striker moved from RB Leipzig to West London for £53 million last summer, but finished his Premier League debut with just six goals to his name.
Despite playing a key role at the end of the season under Thomas Tuchel, where the Blues won the Champions League trophy in May, 90min claim the 25-year-old is unhappy at the club and happy to move on if Chelsea sign a new striker this summer.
While Werner’s Premier League goalscoring record was a concern, the forward scored 12 top-class assists in his debut England campaign – finishing the season with 12 goals and 15 assists in all competitions.
Werner helped Chelsea to the Champions League, but struggles in front of goal
This summer Chelsea could renew their striker options for their first full season under German head coach Tuchel.
Olivier Giroud has already left the Blues to join AC Milan for £1million, while Tammy Abraham is unimpressed by Tuchel who has been practically banned from the club since February, with the young attacker being linked with a move to Arsenal.
Abraham was also reportedly offered in a player-plus-cash offer in an opening bid for Dortmund star Haaland, along with Callum Hudson-Odoi – who has often been linked with a Stamford Bridge departure.