- Spanish giants Real Madrid is reportedly ready to swap Gareth Bale for long target Eden Hazard next summer
- Hazard has been a long-term target of Los Blancos, with Real president Florentino Perez
- Bale is enduring a difficult spell at Los Blancos due to injury
Spanish giants Real Madrid are reportedly ready to swap Gareth Bale for long target Eden Hazard next summer.
Hazard is a long-term target of Los Blancos, with Real president Florentino Perez and Zinedine Zidane both huge admirers of the winger.
The 26-year-old was expected to move to the Bernabeu in the summer but the former Lille man broke his ankle while on international duty, ending any hopes of a deal.
Spanish outlet Don Balon report that Real are still desperate to sign Hazard.
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Zidane is even willing to give up Gareth Bale in a swap deal for the highly-rated attacker.
Real are confident an offer of Bale plus cash would convince Antonio Conte to sell his star man at the end of the season.
Bale who has been having tough times at Real Madrid has been tipped to quit the Bernabeu in the summer.
Manchester United and Tottenham were said to be chasing the Wales international with Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho publicly revealing his admiration for Bale, however, the Special One claimed a move would be ‘mission impossible’.
Bale has struggled to impress under Zidane this time out, with injuries halting his season.
The winger has started just four La Liga games under the Frenchman, with Bale making two further appearance as a substitute.
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Real are back in action tomorrow night when Zidane’s men travel to Numancia in the Copa del Rey.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Premier League side Chelsea have signed teenage striker Thierno Ballo, according to reports in Austria. The 16-year-old wonderkid is leaving Viktoria Koln for the West London giants.
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