- Chelsea have slapped a £100m price tag on Belgium star Eden Hazard
- Hazard is considering a potential move to Real Madrid in the summer
- The 28-year-old Hazard has 18 months left on his current contract at Chelsea
Premier League giants Chelsea will ask Real Madrid to break their transfer record fee if they nurse any ambition to sign Eden Hazard at the end of the season.
According to The Mirror citing Telegraph report, Chelsea eggheads will demand over £87.5m the Los Blancos coughed out to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham in 2013, by placing a £100m tag on Hazard.
The Belgium captain has 18 months left on his current deal at Chelsea and is considering a switch to the Spanish topflight
The Santiago Bernabeu dwellers were eager to land the highly-rated playmaker last summer but Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri persuaded him to remain at Stamford Bridge.
Already, the 28-year-old Hazard has revealed he will be making a decision on his future at the end of the 2018-19, meaning he will have just 2 months left on his contract.
But the Galaticos are expected to splash the cash after enduring a tough campaign following the unexpected departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane.
Interestingly, Chelsea are keen on extending Hazard contract by making the Belgium captain their highest paid player with a salary of around £300,000-a-week, but he has repeatedly refused penning the extension over the past months.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants Eden Hazard's future at Stamford Bridge sorted out as soon as possible.
The 27-year-old had earlier revealed he is not ready to discuss a new deal with the club until the end of the season.
The Blues has offered the Belgian a contract well over £300,000 a week but Hazard is waiting on Real Madrid to make a recording breaking bid to sign him.