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Ex-Real Madrid president Calderon: Hazard will cost big money

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Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon is backing their move for Chelsea ace Eden Hazard.

Real are closing on a £100m-plus deal for the Belgium captain.

Calderon told Sky Sports: “It seems that Hazard is coming and that’s good news for Real Madrid. I think it’s just a question of money. The player has clearly said he wants to leave and wants a new challenge.

“It’s not fair to keep a player who has been there for seven years and has only one year remaining on his contract. Of course, Chelsea is not renowned for being easy negotiators. I know this because in 2007 I had long discussions with Peter Kenyon at the time and Roman Abramovich for Arjen Robben.”