Eden Hazard insists it's 'every footballer's dream' to play for Real Madrid

WORLD CUP 2018 | GRAEME SOUNESSJuly 8 2018 12:01am The Sunday Times Brilliant Belgium bound for final at expense of no-frills France Graeme Souness

WORLD CUP 2018 | GRAEME SOUNESSJuly 8 2018 12:01am The Sunday Times Brilliant Belgium bound for final at expense of no-frills France Graeme Souness

Former Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri has identified forwards, Eden Hazard and Willian, as the two players he wants Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, not to sell this summer.

Hazard has talked up his admiration for Zidane over the years, going so far as to say it "would be a dream" to play under the Federation Internationale de Football Association 1998 World Cup victor, per RTL (h/t Sky Sports News).

Hazard, who is set to lead his Belgium side into a World Cup semi-final against France also revealed his admiration for French teenager Kylian Mbappé ahead of the contest in Saint Petersberg on Tuesday evening.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been heavily linked with a move to Juventus for the past week. Belgium defeated France in their last meeting during 2015 worldwide friendly, Red Devils won 4-3 in that encounter.

Hazard's willingness and ability to carry the ball under pressure, jinking past helpless defenders, was in evidence as Belgium claimed their greatest-ever World Cup scalp by beating Brazil in the quarter-finals.

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"Does Real make me dream less without Zidane?".

Speaking to beIN sports, the 27-year-old said: "I have said 100 times before I am happy at Chelsea, but we will see what happens".

According to the same story, Real Madrid are determined to land their man this summer and Perez has already made a decision to give the number seven shirt to the Belgium global.

"The white shirt is special but the blue shirt suits me well, so everything is fine here".

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