Chelsea And Real Madrid Agree £115million Deal For Eden Hazard
Chelsea have finally agreed to see their talisman, Eden Hazard move to Real Madrid for a sum of £115million according to Metro News.
The Belgian wanted to leave in the summer of 2018 but was convinced by Maurizio Sarri to stay at the club for 12 months after which he would be allowed to go if he so wishes.
A two window transfer ban handed to Chelsea threatened the workability of the deal with the London club given some consideration to the prospect of keeping him for a year before letting him leave on a free transfer.
However a report by the Sun revealed that Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich to ensure that the Belgian moves to the Santiago Bernabeu for £115m.
This sum that now dwarfs Real Madrid’s transfer record move for Gareth Bale after the Los Blancos paid £87m for the Welshman in 2013.
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The report claims that Chelsea will be paid £100m up front for Hazard with a further £15m in achievable add-ons.
It is understood that the Belgian will now earn £400,000-a-week which tops the £300,000-a-week he receives at the Stamford Bridge.
Real Madrid, Fiorentino Perez has previously revealed his desire to sign Hazard and suggested that the deal would be finalized sometime soon.
“We have been trying to make Hazard a Real Madrid player for several years,” said Perez.
“We are working on a project to make people dream again, where we recover our hunger and ambition. I have already lived through this stage before.
“I have a dream that Hazard will arrive this year. Let’s make a good team this year.
“I am very interested in him coming to Real Madrid and I am very hopeful that he will come this year. He’s one of the great footballers.”
“Last year we wanted him, but this year he only has one year left on his contract and it is easier.”