It is understood that he is waiting for the Blancos to piece together a £100 million ($130m) transfer package which will take him to Santiago Bernabeu.
While the Blues are willing to splash the money - a new deal worth more than £300,000-a-week that has always been on the negotiation table - to keep the 28-year-old at Stamford Bridge beyond his current contract that runs until the end of the 2019-2020 season, Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has recently stated the decision to leave Stamford Bridge would be for Hazard to make.
It may be that their Belgium worldwide forward forces their hand, with his intentions set to be aired to the world shortly.
"For now, the only thing to think about is playing well for Chelsea".
Barca are now denying claims they want to sell the under-performing midfielder but reports say Coutinho has been involved in crisis talk with boss Ernesto Valverde regarding his future.
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The floodgates of the city's dam were opened to prevent the Ross River from breaking its banks, flooding some suburbs. " Townsville has seen over a metre of rainfall in 10 days, which hasn't been recorded there before".
The Brazilian worldwide star was on the payroll of Premier League title challengers Liverpool before he left the Merseysiders to join Barcelona previous year but he has endured a frustrating time in Spain.
Quotes emerged earlier this week of Eden Hazard revealing that he had made up his mind about what he is going to do this summer.
And in December, he gave a radio interview in France where he admitted: 'You know me, I have always loved Real Madrid. I hope he wants to stay here.
'We'll see what happens.