The Sun says Benteke confessed Hazard's secret in a recent interview in Belgium where he spoke about his relationship with Chelsea's £32million summer signing that dates back years.
The two met while playing for Belgium at youth level - Hazard the provider, Benteke the target man - and have been close ever since.
Benteke said: "I am not surprised at Eden's success with Chelsea - and he can do even better. He has the qualities needed to become an even greater player. His dream is to join Real Madrid - so I don't see why he can't join them in a year or two."