Chelsea insist they won’t lower Eden Hazard £100m price despite Real Madrid tricks
Chelsea are insisting on getting the £100m price-tag placed on Eden Hazard before sanctioning a switch to Real Madrid this summer. Daily Mail report claim the Blues chiefs are furious respectable sports channel Marca and others Spanish news agencies are reporting that £86m was agreed. Chelsea eggheads further warned that despite the use of Marca as a bargaining platform, Chelsea’s stance on the £100m for Hazard will not change as get set for a possible two-window transfer ban from FIFA this summer.
Barcelona defeat The Blues are expected to know their appeal fate on Thursday, April 11, when the hearing will hold. Irrespective of the final outcome, Chelsea chiefs are expecting the Belgian, who has 12 months left on his current deal complete a switch to Real Madrid.
However, with Hazard set to take a bow in the summer, the Stamford Bridge landlords are hopeful of convincing 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi to pen an extension as his chances to play regular first-team football will be assured .
Interestingly, the Three Lions youngster also has 12 months left on his contract and is expected to attract more offers the likes of Manchester United and Bayern Munich this summer, but Chelsea insist they cannot lose both stars with a transfer ban hanging over their head.