REAL MADRID will kick off the bidding for Eden Hazard at £70million.
The Spanish giants know Chelsea will turn down the bid but this is the start of their statement of intent to land Hazard.
Reuters1 Real Madrid will start the bidding for Chelsea star Eden Hazard at £70million
Real representatives have already visited London for talks on a deal for the Belgian superstar.
That move was the start of a process which will lead to Hazard moving to the Bernabeu as one of a series of high-profile signings by Zinedine Zidane.
The Real boss has already sealed the £45m capture of Porto defender Eder Militao.
Chelsea, who thumped Dynamo Kiev 5-0 in the Europa League last night, are resigned to losing their star player.
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