Reports emanating from Spain suggest that Real Madrid are close to tying up a deal that will see Belgium star, Eden Hazard switch from London to the spanish capital.
Spanish daily, Marca, stated categorically that talks between Chelsea and Real Madrid is practically done. however, details will be ironed out and concluded in the coming days.
They went ahead to give snippets of the proposed deal to the Chelsea star man;
• €100 million transfer fee
• He’s expected to sign a 6 years deal and that the transfer will be announced before the end of the season.
The 28-year-old rejected contract renewal offers from his current employers and has always been vocal of his desire to become a Madrid player, labelling the European champions his dream club. It is expected that Hazard rejected the contract offers in a bid to ease up his signing to Real Madrid. His current contract at Chelsea will be expiring in 2020, if the London side refuses to sell him off during summer transfer, they risk losing a very valuable player for free– as Hazard will be free to negotiate with any club of his choice from January 2020.
Hazard also has undeniable admiration for current Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane.
During Zidane’s pre-match conference for their league game against Eibar, Zidane was asked about Hazard and the possibility of Real snapping him up, the French tactician said He has seen Eden play a lot since he was in France, he’s a fantastic player whom he has always appreciated but he won’t be divulging what he termed “his opinion” on what may happen because the season has not ended.
Zidane has always maintained the fact that the Real Madrid squad will have a new look next season and with the level of interest from both parties, Hazard is expected to be the first galactico signing for Zinedine Zidane.
Eden Hazard is a proven player who has all the right ingredients to succeed in Spain.
The numbers he’s accumulating in Chelsea is one that Real Madrid are currently yearning for as the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo left a huge void in the squad.
Here’s a comment from a Chelsea fan on the impending departure of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid.
Also, Some Real Madrid fans who have gotten hold of the piece of news can’t seem to hide their joy at the thoughts of Eden signing for their darling club.
Laliga Santander fixtures
|March 15, 2020|
|Real Madrid||7:30 PM||Eibar|
|Sevilla||7:30 PM||Real Betis|
|Athletic Bilbao||7:30 PM||Atlético de Madrid|
|Real Sociedad||7:30 PM||Osasuna|
|Leganes||7:30 PM||Real Valladolid|
|Espanyol||7:30 PM||Deportivo Alavés|
|Celta Vigo||7:30 PM||Villarreal|
|March 22, 2020|
|Osasuna||7:30 PM||Atlético de Madrid|
|Real Madrid||7:30 PM||Valencia|
|Real Valladolid||7:30 PM||Celta Vigo|
|Deportivo Alavés||7:30 PM||Real Sociedad|
|Real Betis||7:30 PM||Granada|
|Eibar||7:30 PM||Athletic Bilbao|