Eden Hazard is in the closing stages of his recovery from an ankle injury that has kept him out of action since November.
The Belgian has been undergoing intense work in the gym to speed up the process, and is hopeful of returning for Saturday’s Madrid derby against Atletico.
Images of the forward going through his regiment provoked a common theme in the comment sections on social media due to an evidently slimmer looking Eden Hazard to the one that showed up in the Spanish capital last summer.
Hazard turned heads when he reported for duty with his new club after his summer move from Chelsea displaying a fair few extra pounds and the Belgian himself admitted that he arrived in Spain overweight.
However, with his return approaching, a slimline Hazard appears keen to make up for lost time.