Coach of Real Madrid’s castilla side, Zinedine Zidane, has revealed that he is “keeping his eye” on Chelsea midfielder, Eden Hazard.
The 24-year old has been exquisite this season, scoring 18 times and having 10 assits in all competitions for the club. He has also been nominated for the PFA player and young player of the year awards. He is a strong contender for both.
Hazard who penned a five and half year deal with Chelsea in February as Mourinho looked to secure his prized player. Madrid have been rumoured to be interested in the Belgian.
“There are players I keep an eye on and who I like a lot, like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, of course. They’re fantastic players, but I like Eden Hazard a lot too,” Zidane told Fifa.com.
“I enjoy everything he does on the pitch. I like the way he carries himself, that decisive streak in him and the fact that he’s improving every year. He can still get better too.
“I think he’s a big reason why Chelsea are on top of the table.”
Zidane’s confession has added weight to Madrid’s interest in the playmaker.