I think it is goodbye, but in football you never know,” the 28-year-old said after the final whistle in Baku.

Chelsea might not be able to sign a replacement due to a two-window transfer ban.

Zinedine Zidane is looking to rebuild his Real squad after a dismal season which saw them eliminated from the Champions League at the last-16 stage and finish third in La Liga – a record 19 points behind Barcelona, who knocked them out in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey.

They have already signed centre-back Eder Militao from Porto as well as striker Luka Jovic from Frankfurt.

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