Real Madrid are understood to have made signing Eden Hazard their top priority this summer and reports suggest the Belgian has a secret pact in place with the Blues in anticipation of the transfer. Spanish daily newspaper Marca claims Antonio Conte’s side promised Hazard last year that they would listen to offers from the LaLiga giants if Zinedine Zidane made his move to secure his services. Hazard idolised the French world cup winner as a child and the Los Blancos chief was keen to sign the playmaker last summer before the 26-year-old was persuaded to stay in London following the departure of Jose Mourinho.
Cristiano Ronaldo made history on Saturday in World Cup Qualifying against Hungary. After scoring a sweet goal in the first half , he scored an even better one in the second half with a brilliant free kick. And that goal was his 70th international strike, joining the 70-goal club for European players, which also includes just Miroslav Klose and Ferenc Puskas. Here is the goal: What a way to get it. It’s tough enough to go far post, but to do it from that distance is absurd.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa pulled up in Spain training on Sunday, and with the Blues in first in the Premier League and Costa in great form, there were obvious concerns. With Costa struggling with leg and ankle injuries, the RFEF informed Chelsea that there was an issue, and Costa was pulled from training and sent for tests. X-Rays at the local hospital in Madrid were negative, and he’s rejoined the squad. According to the RFEF, doctors will continue to monitor the 28-year-old and he will continue with the national team for the rest of the international break. With a World Cup qualification win over Israel already in the books and just a friendly against France to go on Tuesday, it’s odd that