Now the full interview with RMC has emerged and Hazard was customarily coy on where his long-term future lies, though insists he will remain committed to Chelsea until the end of the season regardless of what happens.
"I know what I'm going to do", the Belgium global said in an interview filmed for an RMC documentary, scheduled to be aired in France on Wednesday evening.
Hazard is thought to have received assurances that Real Madrid will bid for him and now feels comfortable enough to officially leave Chelsea.
Real Madrid are a club routinely linked with numerous world's top stars, but if there is one player they have above all been tipped to sign in recent times, it is Eden Hazard. "I have made a decision", Hazard said.
Recently, he was asked directly whether he would be interested in making the switch to the Bernabeu, and replied: "Why not?"
European champions Real Madrid are eyeing a free transfer move for Chelsea defender David Luiz according to reports coming out of the media in Spain.
Eden Hazard's future at Chelsea seems in severe doubt after the forward admitted he has come to a decision about his next step, with a move to Real Madrid thought to be his preferred option.
The Belgian joined Chelsea in a £32 million (R552 million) deal from Lille in 2012, with his current contract at Stamford Bridge set to expire in 2020.
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