The transfer of Neymar Jr to Paris Saint Germain from Barcelona has not just become the dwelling topic for all football enthusiast, it has left the Catalan side scrapping all round Europe for the player’s replacement.
Belgium and Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard is tacitly handed a transfer request to the Blues, as report according to the Express claim the player has informed Barcelona that he wants to join them.
Antonio Conte inherited a Chelsea squad that needed to be rebuilt and the Italian tactician has Hazard as a key player in his otherwise formidable team. Hazard has been on the transfer radar of Real Madrid but Los Blancos have turned their attention to Kylian Mbappe.
The departure of Neymar has left a void in the attack of Barcelona to be filled and since they may not get their prime target Philippe Coutinho, Hazard has offered to join them to fulfill his dream of playing in the La Liga according to the report.
Since joining Chelsea from Lille in the summer of 2012, Hazard has been arguably the best player of Chelsea, leaving them with no choice than to play hardball over the player’s possible transfer from the club. Hazard led Chelsea to their fifth Premier League title last term with his 17 goals and seven assists.
Chelsea have have bolstered their attack this summer but the Blues will not be allowing Hazard leave unless he forces a move.
Hazard is valued at 75,00 Mill. € according to transfermarkt.