Eden Hazard now has a contract with Chelsea which will expire in 2020, and according to Onda Madrid, Los Blancos' chiefs have agreed to sign him in the summer.
Having lost Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus last summer, Madrid have been crying out for someone to take the former number seven's mantel, having seen both Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale become inconsistent.
The news cycle surrounding Chelsea never stops and as such, it can be hard to keep up to date with everything that's going on. The Premier League club value the attacking midfielder, 27, at around 170 million euros, a fee that Madrid would not be willing to shell out for a player entering the final year of his contract.
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"It's up to him. I want Eden here, of course, but I want him here if he wants to stay here". The club is available to sign a new contract immediately, but it's up to him if he wants to renew or not.
Hazard hits 30 just six months after his contract ends.
Cesar Azpilicueta signed fresh terms this week, while N'Golo Kante extended his stay in November, and Chelsea are thought to be negotiating with Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz, whose deals expire next year.
However, the same article also claims that Tottenham Hotspur also have a firm interest in signing Kovacic and they will push to try and sign him in the summer.