Eden Hazard shrugs off more transfer rumors

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Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard has been asked about rumors of a move to Real Madrid, and he shrugged them off yet again.

Hazard offered no hints in an interview with Belgian newspaper HLN, cordially addressing the rumors but also suggesting they were superfluous. “In football you never know, but at the moment it’s not something that’s on my mind,” Hazard said. “I’m a Chelsea player, I still have a contract for three years. We’ll see.”

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Hazard lumped this summer’s rumors of a move to Madrid with last summer’s news that he would be on his way to Paris. “The last few years everyone was talking about PSG, this year it’s about Real Madrid, next year it’ll be another club.”

The 26-year-old said that Chelsea hasn’t offered him a contract extension recently, but he wouldn’t be surprised if they do soon. When asked if he would dream of being in the all-star lineup that Real Madrid boasted in its Champions League title defense, he offered another side of things: “But if I would ever join Real Madrid, I could end up on the bench too. I just want the best solution for myself.

While it seems that club loyalty isn’t necessarily on the mind of Hazard, it doesn’t appear that any move is on the cards for now.