Former Chelsea star Eden Hazard ‘set to retire aged 32’ with winger yet to sign for a new club following his departure from Real Madrid
- Former Chelsea winger Eden Hazard is reportedly set to retire aged 32
- Hazard has yet to sign for a new club since his departure from Real Madrid
Former Chelsea star Eden Hazard is reportedly set to announce his retirement at the age of 32.
Hazard has been without a club since his Real Madrid contract expired at the end of last season.
According to Get Football News France, although Hazard has been the subject of interest from clubs, his intention is now to retire.
Hazard has been linked with a move to MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps as well as clubs in the Saudi Pro League and there have also been suggestions of a return to France, where he previously excelled for Lille.
His barber recently claimed that Hazard has turned down approaches from six clubs.
Former Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard is reportedly set to retire at the age of 32
Hazard enjoyed an excellent spell at Chelsea, who he played for between 2012 and 2019
Hazard endured a challenging spell at Real Madrid, where he often struggled for form and fitness.
In December last year, following Belgium’s exit from the World Cup, Hazard announced his retirement from international football.
Last season he was restricted to just six league appearances for Real and in total he only scored seven goals in 76 appearances for the club.
Hazard fared considerably better during his time at Chelsea, where he frequently shone with some outstanding performances.
He played 352 games for the Blues and scored 110 goals, while he provided 92 assists.
During his spell at Stamford Bridge he won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup, the League Cup and two Europa Leagues.
Hazard won an array of trophies with Real Madrid, including the Champions League, and he also won the double of the Ligue 1 title and Coupe de France with Lille in 2011.
On the international stage he played 126 times for Belgium and scored 33 goals, with only Romelu Lukaku having scored more for the country.
The winger retired from international football following Belgium’s World Cup elimination