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Eden Hazard reportedly wants to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid

Well, it's awfully early for this kind of talk.

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It's only October, but Chelsea failed to beat Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday, so L'Equipe thought it was time to ramp up the rumor mill. They say that Eden Hazard has already decided he wants to leave for Real Madrid, in English via the Mirror. They say Hazard has a bad relationship with Jose Mourinho and he thinks Chelsea lack ambition.

So, now this is going to be a thing for 10 whole months. Fun!

Goal of the day

Ivan Rakitic's first for Barcelona against BATE Borisov.

In the news

You'll never guess who Jose Mourinho blamed for his team's failure to score! (Guardian)

Aaron Ramsey is out for a bit after picking up another hamstring injury. (BBC)

Banned FIFA exec Chung Mong-joon says FIFA hasn't told him why he's banned and that FIFA are trying to sabotage him. (ESPN FC)

Astana only brought 15 senior players to play Atletico Madrid. They're resting guys for a Kazakhstan league game. (AS)

You should be reading

Peter Owen on the value of decision-making. (Stats Bomb)

Miriti Murungi on Michel Platini, and why he has no business being FIFA president. (Soccer Gods)

Marina Hyde on Sheikh Salman, an anti-democracy candidate for FIFA president. (Guardian)

What happened on Tuesday

You can find recaps of all eight Champions League games here. (

The USMNT drew 2-2 at the Under-17 World Cup. (Stars and Stripes FC)

What to watch on Wednesday (click for listings, all times ET)

Champions League: Eight games (2:45 p.m.) -- PSG-Real Madrid is the best game of the day.

MLS: Sporting KC vs. Colorado Rapids (8:30 p.m.) -- KC needs a draw to control their own playoff destiny on the final day.


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