Benzema out of Real Madrid's trip to Rayo Vallecano

Neymar: PSG superstar believes he would cause 'havoc' alongside Real

While on global duty last month, the 26-year-old admitted playing for Real under the management of his countryman Zinedine Zidane would be a "dream for anyone". Eden Hazard has been heavily tipped to move to the Santiago Bernabeu, with a number of other big names also being linked in the media, including Brazilian superstar Neymar.

Zidane also spoke about the sudden injury to the in-form Karim Benzema, who is now suffering with a muscular issue. I'm not going to say any more because I'm not in charge of that, it's an agreement between Real Madrid and Rayo and it has to be respected.

The French manager also wanted to make it known that, contrary to some media reports, he does not have full power over transfers this summer.

"Bale is happy, he has had minutes with me", he said.

"It was very hard to make that decision, there were even moments when I hesitated and asked not to leave".

"He's part of the squad and at the end of the season, we'll see what he does".

Manchester United do not want to sell but it has been claimed that the midfielder is trying to push the club to let him leave at the end of the current campaign.

However, I think that all of them are looking to play.

Asked about Neymar's comments and if they could play together at Real, Zidane trod a fine line between backing up the comments and keeping his comments as general as he could.

"I would like to play with Hazard".

Hazard's contract expires at the end of next season, and he has shown no inclination to renew the deal, meaning Chelsea will allow him to join Real if they match his £100m asking price.

Signing Pogba and Hazard in one window would certainly be a sign of intent from Real and start to resemble the summer of 2009 when they signed Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Karim Benzema.

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