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Chelsea star Eden Hazard set to miss start of next season after breaking his ankle in Belgium training

Blues ace needs surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be ruled out for up to three months

EDEN HAZARD is set to miss the start of next season after fracturing his ankle in training with Belgium.

The Chelsea winger will require surgery and could be out for up to three months.

Eden Hazard has admitted he does not know if he will be at Chelsea next season

Eden Hazard has suffered a broken ankle in Belgium training

Eden Hazard is set to reject the advances of Real Madrid to stay at Chelsea

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Hazard was in sparkling form as Chelsea won the Premier League this season

Hazard, 26, had been set to feature for his national side in Monday’s friendly with the Czech Republic and their World Cup qualifier against Estonia on June 9.

But the Belgian FA confirmed the Blues star suffered an injury during Sunday’s training session at the National Football Centre in Tubize.

No other player was involved in the incident.

The blow comes on the same day as Hazard hinted he could be tempted  to quit Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid.

Eden Hazard has revealed he wants to stay at Chelsea for the forseeable future

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Hazard has been linked with a world-record £100million move to Real Madrid

Antonio Conte will be missing his star man for the start of the season

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Antonio Conte will be missing his star man for the start of the season

SunSport revealed last week that the Spanish and European champions are lining up a mega £100million bid for Chelsea’s main man.

But this injury could rule out a summer move.

Hazard rediscovered his best from to help boss Antonio Conte secure the Premier League title in his first campaign in charge.

The former Lille star netted 17 times in 42 games in all competitions for the Blues this season.