With just over a year to run on his current deal and Hazard talking openly about an ambition of playing for Real Madrid, there's a resignation that he will eventually leave this summer.
And the Independent says Chelsea are now prepared to consider a realistic price for the Belgian.
Originally seeking €250m, Blues management are now prepared to negotiate from a starting point of €100m.
Just this week, Hazard stated: "I know what I am going to do. I have made a decision."