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Zidane positive about Hazard return for Liverpool clash

Sat 03 April 2021 | 20:39

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is hoping to have Eden Hazard available for the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie against Liverpool on Tuesday.

The Belgium international last played on March 13 having suffered the latest in a long list of injuries since he joined

Real Madrid

. But the club could be handed a huge boost ahead of


’s clash with Hazard nearing a return to fitness.

The 30-year-old completed a speedy recovery and he is set to be available for Tuesday's clash with Liverpool if

Zinedine Zidane

decides to risk him.

"Hopefully we can get [Federico] Valverde and Hazard back,"




"We will see tomorrow and the day after.

"Today it was not possible but I hope that on Tuesday they can be with us."

Real Madrid beat


2-0 at home in La Liga on Saturday, keeping up the pressure on leaders Atletico Madrid, and Zidane believes his side are in a good moment.

‘We did very well, starting the game very well,”

Zidane said.

“Now we have to rest and prepare well. We know where we come from, we’ve suffered a lot this season and now it’s time to enjoy.

“We’re in a good moment, because the results are good. We defended the goal very well and we’re playing well, for us it’s important.”

source: SportMob