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Former teammates, Kompany is trying to persuade Hazard to join Burnley

It’s highly unlikely that Eden Hazard will be able to turn things around at Real Madrid. The Belgian forward is under contract until June 2024 with the Spanish club and is considered one of the worst signings of the decade. Hazard has struggled with physical issues and is unlikely to have his contract renewed.

One potential destination for the player is to reunite with an old friend. Vincent Kompany, current coach of Burnley, was a teammate of Hazard’s on the Belgian national team and was quick to praise his former colleague. His team has returned to the Premier League with several rounds to spare.

The coach may seek to reach out to Real Madrid and persuade Hazard to become Burnley’s first big signing for the upcoming season, as they return to the Premier League. If Ancelotti remains at the Merengues, it will be even more difficult for the Belgian to turn his fortunes around.


In the past, Hazard has shown himself to be a top-class player, with outstanding performances for Chelsea and the Belgian national team.  However, his time in Madrid has been plagued by injury and inconsistency. Many fans have already given up on the possibility of him regaining his former glory.

Despite the challenges he faces, Hazard still has time to turn things around. At just 30 years old, he is still young enough to make a comeback. Whether that will happen at Real Madrid or elsewhere remains to be seen.

Kompany’s admiration for his former teammate may be enough to convince Hazard to make the move to Burnley.

The coach’s confidence in the player’s ability, combined with the opportunity to play in the Premier League, may be just what Hazard needs to reignite his career. Only time will tell if he can overcome his recent struggles and become the player he once was.

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