Real Madrid cool interest in Eden Hazard

Adam Davy  PA Wire.
Olivier Giroud has held talks with Marseille but plans to stay at Chelsea the Mail say

However, the same story says that Chelsea FC are "determined" not to sell Hazard this summer and they feel that handing him the captain's armband at Stamford Bridge may help to convince him to stay at the club.

With Red Devils not keen to let go of the prized asset, Madrid switched their attention to Courtouis, who helped Belgium to a third-place finish at 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

"They've lost one of the best players in the world and need someone else", he told Efe.

Real Madrid have reportedly "ended their interest" in signing Chelsea star Eden Hazard, after the Blues demanded a world-record fee in excess of £200million for the winger.

According to the Daily Mail, Real Madrid have tabled a £100M bid for Hazard's teammate Willian, as well as long-term target Courtois.

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It was well known that the goalkeeper was in their sights as there has always been a question mark against Keylor Navas.

Real seem to have found a way around that by making a combined offer incorporating Courtois, who previously spent time in Madrid on loan with Atletico and still has family based in the city. However, the La Liga champions opted to recruit the player's compatriot, Malcom as an attacking signing.

With not long to go before the summer transfer window slams shut in England, Chelsea will have very little time to sign a possible replacement for their talisman.

Chelsea-owned Leeds United goalkeeper Jamal Blackman has suggested to The Daily Mail that he will use Everton and England worldwide custodian Jordan Pickford as an example.

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