Hazard was among the finest gamers on the earth when he joined Real Madrid for an preliminary 100 million euros in 2019 however he has been affected by harm issues since shifting to Spain.
The 31-year-old underwent surgical procedure on his proper ankle on the finish of March within the hope of fixing the newest in a protracted line of health points.
Even when accessible this season, Hazard has been decreased to a bit-part position within the staff however Ancelotti insists the plan just isn’t for him to depart this summer season.
“We haven’t spoken about that, the plan is quite clear,” Ancelotti mentioned in a press convention.
“He has a lot of motivation because he hasn’t had a good time these last few years and he wants to show all of his quality, which for many reasons he hasn’t been able to do.”
Hazard is out there once more and will face Cadiz on Sunday after his newest operation eliminated a steel plate that was inserted to stabilise his ankle in March 2020.
But he faces a struggle to ascertain himself in Real Madrid’s beginning line-up subsequent season, with Vinicius Junior rising as one of many staff’s most explosive gamers this time period and Kylian Mbappe anticipated to reach from Paris Saint-Germain this summer season.
“With a squad like Real Madrid’s you always play a lot of games,” Ancelotti mentioned. “There’s tiredness and we will rotate, even if we haven’t much this year.
“I feel the amount of minutes is not so necessary, it is in regards to the high quality,” Ancelotti added. “We have a transparent instance in Rodrygo. He hasn’t performed plenty of minutes however he is performed with nice high quality and made the distinction.”
Ancelotti said Karim Benzema will be rested against Cadiz, despite the Frenchman being one goal away from overtaking Raul in the list of Real Madrid’s all-time scorers.
Benzema and Raul are level on 323 goals for Madrid, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 450.
Vinicius and Thibaut Courtois will also sit out for the La Liga champions as Ancelotti looks to keep his players fresh for the Champions League final against Liverpool on May 28. “I’ll give them a relaxation as a result of they deserve it,” Ancelotti mentioned.