Chelsea are optimistic they can convince Eden Hazard to sign a new £300,000-per-week deal, as part of a plan to secure the futures of their top stars.
He has held talks over a contract extension but is yet to agree terms.
The Belgian forward was eager to see if Real Madrid or Barcelona would make a concrete offer for him, as he is keen on a switch to one of Spain’s big clubs.
But Chelsea have made clear their intention to keep Him, who has just under two years on his current deal.
If he puts pen to paper, the new deal with make Hazard one of the Premier League’s best-paid players.