Real Madrid's Eden Hazard set to return against Osasuna

Real Madrid's Eden Hazard set to return against Osasuna

Eden Hazard is available for selection when Real Madrid take on Osasuna tonight in the LaLiga. 

Hazard returned from a muscle injury but wasn't involved over the weekend as Madrid beat rivals Barcelona in the El Clasico. The Belgian has struggled with fitness issues since his move from Chelsea two years ago. 

Speaking ahead of the home clash, coach Carlo Ancelotti revealed the former Chelsea man has fallen down the pecking order behind the likes of Vinicius Jnr and Rodrygo.

"Hazard is ready, but his problem right now is that he has a coach who prefers other players, which can happen in a squad like this one," Ancelotti said. 

"The important thing is that he stays motivated and works hard so that he can play again, and he is doing that."

"He just needs to put up with this situation for now, as sometimes the coach can prefer other players."

The 30-year-old has just managed five starts this season. 

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