be broken for the first time if and when Real come calling.
Chelsea are yet to receive an offer so far from Real for the brilliant 26-year-old.
And as it stands, the Stamford Bridge club have no intention of letting their superstar leave for any price.
Spanish newspaper Marca — widely acknowledged as the club’s mouthpiece — ran with a front page story suggesting Chelsea are open to selling the forward in summer.
Real manager Zinedine Zidane is a huge fan of Hazard and is the driving force behind the club’s interest, which is not always the case at the Santiago Bernabeu.
But suggestions that Hazard is learning Spanish ahead of a move to Madrid are wide of the mark.
He is well aware of Real’s interest but is taking a relaxed view on his future.
He is not pushing to leave this summer, which strengthens Chelsea’s position to keep their star player, who moved to the Premier League from Lille in 2012.
It all points to the winger remaining in west London for at least next season. Indeed the Blues are likely to initiate discussions over a new deal to ward off Los Blancos.
However, history tells us that Real often get what they want and a serious play for Hazard this summer could become a headache Chelsea would rather do without.
Whether Hazard stays or goes, Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is a top option for Chelsea as boss Antonio Conte looks to strengthen ahead of a Champions League campaign next season.
Despite reports that an agreement has been reached with the 22-year-old Frenchman, who has also been watched by Manchester United, it is understood talks are ongoing.
Chelsea weighed up an offer in January but Bakayoko, whose