Eden Hazard: Former Chelsea star arrived at Real Madrid 7 kilos overweight adding yet another problem for Manager Zinedine Zidane.
Zinedine Zidane was called back to Real Madrid in hopes that he would turn things around for them. The club tried their best to support him financially, getting him almost everyone that he desired, including Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard.
Zidane was convinced that Hazard would contribute towards the revitalization of the Royal whites of Madrid. However, things haven’t exactly gone the way he would have wanted. Real have faltered in all 3 of their pre-season games. Their only win came through a penalty shoot out before being battered 7-3 by local rivals Atletico Madrid. His new signings are yet to deliver, and with the price tag they’ve joined the Spanish capital the pressure to perform is rising for Zidane.
A stone over
Hazard was hailed as the player to solve all of Real Madrid’s problems during his unveiling by club president Florentino Perez. Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o even went on to compare him with Lionel Messi and said that winning the Ballon D’or was a real possibility for the Belgian. However, Hazard is yet to perform at his best. His dismal performance could be a result of his failure to maintain his physical fitness.
Fuentes del Madrid: Hazard llegó con 7 kilos de sobrepeso a la concentración de Montreal. No ha perdido ni la mitad.
— Diego Torres Romano (@diegotorresro) July 29, 2019
Eden Hazard reportedly arrived at the Santiago Bernanbeu, 7 kgs overweight. Fans had noticed Hazard looking a little bulky but now it has been confirmed.
I love how Eden Hazard has turned up to Real Madrid first training overweight and rocking a Chelsea FC phone case.
— Yan #StayHomeSaveLives (@ChelseaYannick) July 12, 2019
RT @brfootball: It’s real: Eden Hazard is in action in a Real Madrid kit.
— Jorge DeSousa (@joca10_De_Sousa) July 21, 2019
Sport have reported that Florentino has distanced himself from the signing of Hazard and has expressed no confidence the Belgian. He claims that the signing was made on Zidane’s behalf. If Hazard fails to perform now, life at the Bernabeu will become difficult for both Hazard and his advocate Zidane.
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