Yet to make appearance, Eden Hazard has already offset Christain Ronaldo record at Madrid.
Spanish giants Real Madrid have finally signed Eden Hazard from Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of £88 million initial pay plus add ons. Negotiations between the clubs have been taking place all week but the Belgian star has finally become a
Spanish club, Real Madrid has finally made Chelsea star, Eden hazard their official player after a long draw negotiation about his transfer fee and has settled for an £88 as initial payment, which could add up to £130 with add ons; and as such, the Belgium player set a record in Madrid by being the most expensive player in their history of registry players. Thereby beating Christian Rinaldo – now a juventus player- who was signed from Man utd for £80M and Garret Bale from Tottenham for £85M.
From his farewell message to the Chelsea faithful after the European final, the player has signed a six year deal with Madrid, taking the vacant number 7 shirt as his preferred number 10, currently being wear by Luka modric. Coming back from a disappointing season which saw them claiming only the super cup, Madrid has now registered three players already this summer with Porto defender Eder Militao being their first, and Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic their second, before adding hazard. New faces are quit still expected as they are braving themselves for the next season.
Madrid took to their various social media channels to announce: “Eden Hazard is a Madridista.”
Chelsea likewise offically confirmed the deal, with director Marina Granovskaia adding: “Although it is with sadness we say goodbye to Eden and we made it absolutely clear to him the club wished him to stay, we respect the decision he has made to take on a new challenge in a different country and follow his childhood dream of playing for Real Madrid.
We have reached an agreement for the transfer of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid.
We would like to wish Eden well as we say a fond goodbye.#ThankYouEden
“The memories he leaves us with will not fade. “He provided all who watched Chelsea play with great entertainment and many match-winning contributions, and for that we thank Eden enormously.”