Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are preparing themselves to lose one of their best players to La Liga giants Real Madrid for the first time in their recent history. Indeed, while other top European clubs have had to deal with Los Blancos 

The story that continues to rumble on is that of Eden Hazard being linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer. ‘Los Blancos’ seem set on making Hazard one of their new Galactico signings this year, as they look to overhaul the club and shift out fringe players.

Hazard is reportedly stalling on a new contract offer from the Blues in order to agitate a move to Madrid, should current boss Zinedine Zidane stay in charge.

If the move was to take place, then the Chelsea board have the tough task of replacing the Belgian and with his talent and ability, it will surely take someone special to appease the Blues in the bar. Our landlord has been taking a look around Europe and thinks that these two forwards may be the answer…