Transfer: Real Madrid lines up Ronaldo's replacement… and he is not Neymar

With one Galactico leaving, another Galactico is expected t to fill the void and being conversant with the history of Real Madrid, the deal will be one that will cause some buzz. News of Cristiano Ronaldo's departure to Juventus shook up the club's fan base and for now, the picture of what's yet to come looks quite blurry for most Bernabeu faithful.

Nevertheless, there seems to be enough reason to believe that Cristiano Ronaldo's move away will be quickly forgotten with Real Madrid reportedly lining up a move for a player with the attributes to become another fans' favorite. According to Spanish publication Marca, the hierarchy of Los Blancos will turn its full attention to securing the signature of Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard.

The 27-year-old has been an integral member of his nation's successful campaign enjoyed so far at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Having consistently expressed his desire to play for the men in white in recent times, a deal is expected to be brokered easily should Real Madrid agree on a transfer fee with Chelsea.

Per Marca's narrative, although Real Madrid still maintains an interest in signing Neymar Jr, the move for Hazard is believed to be more reasonable as it could be pulled off with very little complications. The Brazilian has only played one season for the French side and it will certainly take an unrealistic bid from Los Merengues for them to let their star signing leave.

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