Eden Hazard barely set the world alight last season, though the Belgian remains highly rated amongst the Blues in the Transfer Tavern.
So, reports emanating out of Italian outlet La Repubblica (via Sport Witness) claiming that the 25-year old attacker and new manager Antonio Conte are not on the same wavelength have rocked our West London locals.
Amid his terrible run of form last term, the former Lille ace was strongly linked with €70m (£59m) moves to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, though those rumours had largely subsided recently.
However, the report claims that the Los Blancos are ready to pounce on the apparent bad blood between the Belgian and his new boss, should Roman Abramovich be open to the idea of selling him at a reasonable price.
Zinedine Zidane has previously openly spoken of his admiration for the winger and those in the Spanish capital are yet to make a statement signing, a yearly tradition at the Santiago Bernabeu.
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