Eden Hazard has told ESPN that he is not considering a move to Major League Soccer at the moment as he vowed to prove himself at Real Madrid this season.
Hazard has had great luck with injuries since joining Real Madrid from Chelsea three years ago, making just 66 appearances and scoring six goals since then.
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But the Belgian winger is fit again and says his “sole goal” is to make up for lost time with Real Madrid during this campaign.
“I want to show people that I can play for this club,” said Hazard, 31.
“It’s been several seasons where I haven’t played much, so for me…I just want to show what I can do on the pitch – that’s my only goal.”
Asked about the possibility of moving to MLS in the future as his former Real Madrid teammate and LA new recruit Gareth Bale, Hazard said: “I don’t think about it much now, I’m just focused.
“It has been three years [which have been] It’s tough for me, so I’m just focused on this season. I still have a contract after another two years, and then we’ll see. In two years I’ll be 33, so let’s see what can happen.”
Hazard admitted that he struggled to make sense of the multiple injuries he suffered at Madrid as he rarely suffered from them at Chelsea.
“When you play football, you only want to be on the field and when you are outside [of] dirty… [You think] ‘what happened?’ “Because I’ve never been hurt before and so it was new for me to get injured, so you have to learn,” Hazard said.
“It’s a way of learning the way you should do things, your body, take care [of] In different ways, you work more with physicists, that kind of thing. But it’s a good challenge now… I’m healthy, so I’m ready to play.
“It’s not that easy, especially when you don’t know what caused my injury. I had the injury in my time at Chelsea, but not like those three years with Real Madrid. I knew there was something wrong with my body, so I asked for surgery at the end of the season. last year “.
But Hazard said he has not made drastic changes ahead of the new season.
Hazard added: “I had two weeks with Belgium at the end of the season, I was able to play four games, not 90 minutes, and after that … also in my mind I was like ‘Okay, I can play, no I won’t feel any pain anymore, so let’s move on. ahead.
“Then I just enjoyed my vacation, and did a little work – between [the season ending and preseason starting] It’s only a month away, so just to get ready before the season. I did enough.
“I’m healthy, thank you for that, I can play, I can do whatever I want on the pitch, so I hope to keep fit for another two or three years. I still want to enjoy my game and that’s why I’m here.”