The Sky Sports confirmed on Saturday that Chelsea are ready to accept a £130m deal from Real Madrid for their Belgium star Eden Hazard. As the transfer market is heating up, the Hazard – Real Madrid move is trending from the very first moment.
Hazard has been linked with a move to Spanish giant from the start of the season.However, the move was not successful at that time. Therefore, the Madrid side looked to seal the deal in this transfer window. Nevertheless, Eden Hazard is still silent about his desire of the transfer.
If the deal is made, then Hazard will be the expensive signing in Real Madrid history, surpassing the present record of £86m deal for Gareth Bale from Tottenham.
Hazard had acknowledged the Chelsea crowd and waved during his side’s last match of the season against Leicester City. This is taken as the hint of Hazard’s departure from the Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea had set up Europa League final clash with Premier League fellow Arsenal at Baku. After the match, the future of Eden at Stamford Bridge is expected to be decided.