Eden Hazard insists he has joined Real Madrid at the right point of time

Belgium international Eden Hazard believes he has chosen the right time to link up with Real Madrid. The 28-year-old had been regularly linked with a move to Los Blancos during his time at Chelsea and he eventually took the challenge this summer after deciding against a new long-term deal with the Blues.

Speaking in a press conference, Hazard acknowledged that there was strong interest from Los Blancos last summer but he opted to stay put with the Blues instead. He added that he had a good campaign by his standards and believes he has picked the right time to make the switch to the Bernabeu, he said: “After the World Cup there was contact but I stayed at Chelsea for another season. I think it was a good decision. We won the Europa League, it was a good campaign personally, and I just think it was the right time to join Real Madrid.”

Hazard has been a huge hit with Chelsea over the years and last season saw the best of him with contributions towards more than 30 goals across all competitions. Owing to this, the Blues had been desperate to negotiate a new long-term contract but that was not the case with the attacker mentioning clearly that he would prefer to seal the dream move to Los Blancos.

Real Madrid had a disappointing season last term where they failed to compete for domestic and European honours but they have the chance to put things right before the start of the 2019/2020 campaign. The Madrid giants have made already five signings totalling fees of more than £250m and the spending is bound to continue during the forthcoming weeks with Zinedine Zidane keen on increasing the depth and quality across most departments. Los Blancos begin their pre-season with a friendly against Bayern Munich.