Real Madrid have been dumped out of the Champions League at the hands of Chelsea, and inevitably there has been a desperate search for a scapegoat in the Spanish captial.
They reckon they’ve found one in the form of Eden Hazard. The images of him laughing and joking with Kurt Zouma at full time, which you can see above, have been picked out on the main sports panel shows today as a focus for their anger.
The Belgian’s transfer has turned into an expensive disaster for Madrid, and they’ve been looking for a way they can make it his fault – now they may well have found it.
ESPN quote a source who called the anger in the Spanish capital “monumental.”
We understand he’s supposed to be gutted about his team going out, and we can imagine lots of Chelsea fans unhappy in the same situation – but let’s not pretend he’s the sole reason this Madrid team weren’t up to it.