EDEN HAZARD has broken his silence on a summer transfer.
And fans all said the same thing in response.
The Belgian winger, 32, sees his Real Madrid contract expire at the end of next season, five years on from joining the Spanish giants from Chelsea.
But with no possibility of an extension following a torrid time with Los Blancos, he looks almost certain to leave the Bernabeu in 2024 with Fenerbahce reportedly keen.
However, rather than leave at the end of this season to try and resurrect his career, Hazard has every intention of making the most of another 12 months on his club-record £400,000-per-week-plus deal.
As reported by Fabrizio Romano, he said: "Honestly, I’m planning to stay at Real Madrid next season.
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"I expect to stay as I want to celebrate the last year of the contract I have left."
But fans piled in on Hazard and accused him of being a money-grabber – especially after playing just 331 minutes of football across all competitions this season, including just 35 in LaLiga since September 11.
That has yielded one goal and two assists – one of each coming against Celtic on September 6 – and he has been an unused sub in 24 of Real's 33 league matches in 2022-23.
One fan replied: "I want to stay for one more year to collect my big salary, whilst collecting silverware on the bench."
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Another said: "This one is so unserious. I don’t even pity him anymore. He prefer that sweet money."
A third added: "This guy, I’m disappointed tbh. Thought he was more serious a footballer than all of this. Such a shame and waste of talent."
And one user brutally commented: "He gets to keep eating, getting fat, winning trophies and still getting paid. Who would say no to such life?"
Injury-plagued Hazard has managed just seven goals and 75 matches since arriving from Stamford Bridge for an initial £88million.
However, despite his limited input, in that time the 126-cap ex-Belgium captain has collected six trophies – including two LaLigas and the Champions League.
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