Azpilicueta: I hope Hazard wins trophies with Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is set to leave Chelsea and César Azpilicueta wished the attacker well at Real Madrid.

Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta hopes Eden Hazard “still wins trophies with Real Madrid” as the star nears a switch to the LaLiga giants.

The Belgium international is heavily linked with a switch to Madrid and Azpilicueta wished the star attacker well at the Santiago Bernabéu.

“Honestly, the times that he had to cope with the rumours, always going, they put him in a lot of teams,” he told a news conference.

“He always showed his desire not to sign for an English team, even if he could have a better contract.

“He has never been a selfish person, he always had this dream to play for Real Madrid and we will see what happens but I think he has been very honest until the last day.

“That’s why the fans, they love him, because he didn’t play with the club, he didn’t push for another contract, just always give his best, he was very clear with the club and that’s why the club is so happy with him.

“It’s a big opportunity for him. He’s been amazing for us and I hope he still wins trophies with Real Madrid.”