Zinedine Zidane has prioritised a move for the Blues winger, with Madrid president Florentino Perez eyeing a marquee signing.
Eden Hazard is being lined up to play at the tip of a diamond in midfield.
But the 26-year-old is set to cost Madrid a mouthwatering fee to convince Chelsea into selling.
Real Madrid are prioritising a move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard this summer
Chelsea are said to be aware of Madrid’s pursuit in Hazard
According to the Daily Mail, the Spanish giants will have to top Manchester United’s £89million they paid Juventus for Paul Pogba last summer.
And the £100m barrier is apparently likely to be broken.
Chelsea are said to be aware of Madrid’s pursuit in Hazard, and there is a fight on to secure his long-term future at Stamford Bridge.
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Reports in Spain over the weekend suggested the Belgium international has agreed a summer deal in principle with Madrid.
But Roman Abramovich is not financially stretched and it will take a world-record offer to test the Blues’ resolve.
Chelsea are yet to receive an official bid from the La Liga club for Hazard, but it appears an approach is being plotted.