Hazard looked a shadow of his former self as Los Blancos were knocked out of the Champions League by Manchester City last week.
It compounded a disappointing debut season at the Bernabeu for the Belgian star following his move from Chelsea last summer in a deal worth up to £130 million.
Tony Cascarino argued that Hazard’s performances have been punished due to a disappointing attitude since moving to Real Madrid.
“When you talk about a player of his quality, that’s not questioned at all,” Cascarino told talkSPORT.
“We know how brilliant Hazard can be, we know what a difference he can make to a football team.
“But he seriously didn’t take the move to Real Madrid seriously.
“He turned up overweight, he’s paid for it hugely by trying to play catch-up all season, he’s ended up getting himself injured.
“Not just the ankle injury but another niggle here and there.
“Watching him last night was like watching a completely different player.
“He’s a brilliant player, but Hazard has paid the ultimate price for turning up at a football club at the stature of Real Madrid, not really taking it that seriously, for a big fee, a lot of money.
“They identified him, Zidane was Hazard’s hero, so he always wanted to play for Real Madrid but Zidane as well.
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“He does switch off every now and again Hazard. As good and as great as he can be, he will suddenly just down tools.
“That’s what he did last summer and that’s the consequence of his season.
“Kyle Walker must’ve been thinking, ‘Is this the same player I faced at Chelsea?’”