Zinedine Zidane poured scorn on suggestions that Eden Hazard is lacking professionalism as the ex-Chelsea star nears a return to action.
It has been another quiet transfer window at Real Madrid, but Zinedine Zidane is not anxious about the quality of his attacking options.
Zinedine Zidane tidak pasti bilakah Eden Hazard akan kembali cergas buat Real Madrid tatkala bintang Belgium itu terus bergelut di ibu negara Sepanyol.
After an underwhelming first season at Real Madrid, Eden Hazard is again not fit to play as Zinedine Zidane's men begin their title defence.
Real Madrid have been linked with Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe, but Ramon Calderon does not feel any team can realistically sign him.
Eden Hazard will start against Manchester City, while David Silva is among the substitutes for Real Madrid's visit.
Zinedine Zidane said he left Gareth Bale out of Real Madrid's squad against Manchester City because the Welshman did not want to play.
Eden Hazard's debut campaign in Spain has proved a tale of Madrid misery, but he has fond memories against Manchester City to fall back on.
Fabio Capello knows all about the pressures of life at Real Madrid, and he believes Eden Hazard has suffered the first-season blues.
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard discussed comparisons between Christian Pulisic and Eden Hazard.