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Zinedine Zidane has his say on Eden Hazard's future

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane gave a rather cryptic answer when quizzed about his opinion of Eden Hazard.

The Chelsea forward has been persistently linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer, and revealed earlier this year that he has made a decision on his future.

Hazard is the only player in the Premier League to hit double figures for goals (14) and assists (12) this season. 

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Speaking at his most recent press conference, Zidane said: "I will not give my personal opinion of Hazard – that we will do at the end of this season or at the beginning of the next one".

The Frenchman did, however, admit that Hazard was "a player who I have always rated, who has played in France, and I saw a lot of. He is a fantastic player."

Hazard will have 12 months left on his current contract at the end of the season, leaving Chelsea with one final summer to cash in on the 28-year-old or risk losing him for nothing. 

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