Actual Madrid have confirmed the signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea on a five-year contract.
The 28-year-old will likely be formally unveiled as a Actual participant on Thursday – topic to a medical – after placing a deal that might reportedly rise to a club-record switch of £130m as soon as all bonus funds come into play.
Hazard had one 12 months remaining on his Chelsea contract however stated it was his want to depart Stamford Bridge after scoring twice within the Europa League closing win over Arsenal.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia stated: “Though it’s with disappointment we are saying goodbye to Eden and we made it completely clear to him the membership wished him to remain, we respect the choice he has made to tackle a brand new problem in a special nation and comply with his childhood dream of taking part in for Actual Madrid.
“The reminiscences he leaves us with won’t fade. He offered all who watched Chelsea play with nice leisure and plenty of match-winning contributions, and for that we thank Eden enormously.
“He has been a mannequin skilled all through his time on the membership, an exquisite particular person to have round and a pleasure to work with.
“We look ahead to welcoming him again to Stamford Bridge sooner or later.”
A £32m signing from Lille in 2012, Hazard made 352 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 110 targets. He gained two Premier League titles, two Europa Leagues, the FA Cup and League Cup throughout his time at Stamford Bridge.
Hazard turns into Madrid’s second main signing after Frankfurt’s Luka Jovic, in a summer time of rebuilding in Zinedine Zidane’s second stint as supervisor on the Bernabeu.
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