Barcelona eye move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard

Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus Real Madrid create Neymar and Kylian Mbappe back-up plan

The challenges will now be harder for City as their domestic rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are strengthening their side.

Belguim captain, Eden Hazard has revealed that he was a huge supporter of the French 1998 world cup winning team while he was a kid, along with his brothers.

Les Bleus have Mbappe in their ranks, meanwhile, with the Paris Saint-Germain striker becoming his country's youngest ever World Cup scorer earlier in the tournament.

Hazard has scored 89 goals in 300 appearances for Chelsea since arriving from Lille in 2012 and, during the interview, he suggested the future of Antonio Conte at Chelsea would not have any influence on his own decision. Hazard's current contract runs out in the summer of 2020.

"The second half was very hard and the last 15 minutes were a character test but I think we showed the world what we are capable of". Thank you for your support everyone, we needed it yesterday.

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Over the past few Premier League seasons, Eden Hazard has been impressive for the Blues and he is also a target for Barcelona's La Liga rivals Real Madrid. They haven't dominated headlines with an attacking signing since Gareth Bale and could use some positive publicity if they lose their biggest star.

And Chelsea also want Roma's Alisson Becker if, as expected, Thibaut Courtois turns his back on west London.

Hazard now wears the number 10 shirt for club and country, but Luka Modric occupies that jersey at the Bernabeu.

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