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Paul Pogba publicly admitted his desire to leave Manchester United. The French midfielder believes the time has come to "look for new challenges" - a speech also intoned by Eden Hazard who has now been officially announced as a Real Madrid player.
If Real Madrid had a particular problem last season, it was their lack of goals. The team, apart from other issues, had major trouble scoring goals. Their five signings so far scored 61 goals between them last term.
Eden Hazard appeared for the first at the Santiago Bernabéu as a Real Madrid player, and received a warm welcome from the Madrid faithful. Hazard still does not have a shirt number, however, and told a short story about a conversation with Luka Modric over the number 10 shirt.
Eden Hazard was unveiled at the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday as around 50,000 supporters turned out to welcome the player they hope will launch a glorious new era under Zinedine Zidane.
Thousands of Real Madrid fans have flocked to the Santiago Bernabéu this evening to see the presentation of their new signing Eden Hazard, with some parts of the stadium full as they eagerly awaited the forward's arrival.
Eight seasons ago, and after following him for some time, Pep Guardiola's Barcelona had the chance to sign Eden Hazard. However, the club ended up instead going for Alexis Sánchez - how different it could all have been.
Belgium coach Roberto Martínez has hailed new Real Madrid signing Eden Hazard, praising his talent and tipping him to succeed at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Real Madrid shirts with Hazard on it are being sold despite not knowing what number he will wear. In Barcelona and Dubai there are selling shirts with the number 7 on it.
Real Madrid want the Santiago Bernabeu to be full for Eden Hazard's presentation. Therefore, the club sent a messages to all of their 'socios' (club members) calling on them to come in their numbers like they did for Cristiano Ronaldo a decade ago.
Eden Hazard will be presented by Real Madrid this Thursday at 7 pm at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid thus go back to their tradition of large, festive presentations, and with Hazard's maybe even surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo's in terms of attendance.