Real Madrid attacker Eden Hazard has revealed the extent of his broken relationship with Carlo Ancelotti.
Hazard has endured a tough time in Madrid, due to injuries and inconsistency, with the former Chelsea star struggling to match the form which convinced Real Madrid to pay €100m for his signature in 2019.
The 32-year-old has conceded his frustration at a lack of first team action with Los Blancos, as Ancelotti has now frozen him out of the squad.
He has not played a single minute of La Liga or UEFA Champions League action since his return from the World Cup at Qatar, despite being fit to play.
Hazard discussed the situation, alongside revealing his decision to retire from international duty with Belgium was impacted by not playing in Madrid.
“I would like to stay. I’ve always said that. I hope to play and to show that I can still do it”, as per reports from Diario AS.
“People have doubts, that’s normal, I understand. But for me, I’m still here next year. You never know, but a transfer is not in my plan.
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“There’s respect between Ancelotti and I. But, I’m not going to say we talk to each other, because we don’t. But there will always be respect.
“I have to have respect a guy like Ancelotti. For what he represents for football, and for what he’s done in his career.”
Real Madrid are reportedly open to selling Hazard this summer window, as he enters the last 12 months of his contract.