Hazard has impressed under Maurizio Sarri this season, but, with his Chelsea contract expiring in 2020, speculation over his future has refused to die down.
"I know what I am going to do".
And Balague reckons that while Hazard wants to join Real, he still has to sweat on Los Blancos make an acceptable offer. The interview was recorded two months ago as part of a documentary about his career, but it was only released this week and may colour the context of the guessing games that have continued to follow Hazard's every move. Since admitting he has made a decision, the Belgian has attempted to keep English media guessing and could well continue to keep publicly sending out mixed messages.
Real are a club routinely linked with the football's biggest stars, but if there is one player they have above all been tipped to sign in recent times, it's Hazard. "My decision will be known soon, but it's not something that affects my mind".
"I think about it, but without thinking about it".
Real Madrid are a club routinely linked with numerous world's top stars, but if there is one player they have above all been tipped to sign in recent times, it is Eden Hazard. We will see. I don't want to talk about this every day. "All I have in my head right now is to work hard".