Left on the bench during the King’s Cup match against Athletic Bilbao, Eden Hazard would not hide his incomprehension internally. Put aside by Carlo Ancelotti, the Belgian player is still struggling to convince Real Madrid.
The expectation was huge aroundEden Hazard. When he arrived in Spain in July 2019 after seven years in Chelsea, the Belgian international was considered one of the future stars of the Real Madrid. But recruited 115M€ by training merengue, the winger did not manage to regain his level, seen in Premier League. Aged 31 today, he is no longer the explosive player, capable of making a difference in an action. Weakened by several injuries, Eden Hazard is no longer unanimous within the Real Madrid and especially with his trainer. Carlo Ancelotti decided to leave him on the bench this Thursday during the King’s Cup match againstAthletic Bilbao (1-0 defeat), preferring to play Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo, who came back from Brazil.
The situation is tense between Ancelotti and Hazard
After the meeting, Carlo Ancelotti tried to justify his choice at a press conference: “ Why didn’t Jovic, Hazard or Bale play? I took Toni Kroos and Vinicius Jr out due to fatigue. I was thinking about the changes for overtime. I didn’t have time to bring in other players… (Another journalist insists…) I have nothing more to say. Why not talk about…