” Real Madrid will officially announce the signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea after the Europa League final, according to reports. French media outlet L’Equipe claim an agreement has already been reached between the Bernabeu club and the Blues over the Belgium international’s transfer, with an ?87million (€100m) fee to be paid for his services.
Getty 1 Hazard appears to have just one more game to play for Chelsea before he leaves the club The deal is said to have been reached ‘several weeks ago’, with Real’s announcement of Hazard’s capture to be made after the Europa League final at the end of the month. Maurizio Sarri’s side play London rivals Arsenal in Baku for the Europa League crown, and it now appears the May 29 showpiece will be Hazard’s final game for Chelsea.
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The 28-year-old is widely regarded as one of the world’s best players, and it’s long been believed he would enter Ballon d’Or contention were he to play in Spain. Chelsea will rue losing Hazard, who remains the club’s key player, though getting an alleged ?87million for him should be considered good business since he has just a single year remaining on his contract in west London. LIVE ON talkSPORT talkSPORT is your home of live football!
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FIFA upheld the club’s two-window ban earlier this month, and Chelsea will now take their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to get the punishment overturned. ” ” Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid future appears to be hanging by a thread. The Welshman has fallen down the pecking order at the Bernabeu with manager Zinedine Zidane even refusing to bring him off the bench as they slumped to a defeat at home to Real Betis last week.
Getty Images – Getty 2 Bale has had to get used to life on the bench especially after Zidane’s return as Real Madrid manager Bale is on a whopping ?650,000-a-week contract but it’s understood Los Blancos are desperate to get him off the wage bill as they look to revamp their attacking options this summer.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Dorrans And it looks as though supporters are desperate to see the 29-year-old go too.
Spanish newspaper AS ran a poll giving Real fans their verdict on each player and whether they should stay or leave. Almost five million took part in the survey and only nine per cent believe Bale should stay at Real. Getty Images – Getty 2 Bale signing autographs in July 2015 when his approval rating was a bit higher Mariano Diaz, Zidane’s son Luca, Dani Ceballos and Isco were also urged to go.
Meanwhile, Dani Caravajal, Vinicius Jr, Sergio Ramos, Brahim Diaz and Alvaro Odriozola were the top five players the fans want to see stay. Bale went straight down the tunnel following Zidane’s latest snub on Sunday and did not wave goodbye to the Bernabeu crowd because ‘he has no plans to leave Real Madrid this summer’, according to reports in Spain.
Marca wrote on Tuesday, Bale ‘did not say goodbye to anyone; not his team-mates, not the coaching fans, nor the supporters because he has no plans to leave. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS gossip Man United news live: Dutch ace wanted as new right-back, West Ham star on radar gossip Liverpool news live: Salah ‘rejects ?150million exit’, Ajax set Ziyech price latest Man United target Dutch defender, Spurs to sell Rose and sign Sessegnon review Women’s World Cup: Netherlands breeze past Cameroon, Canada beat hapless New Zealand gesture Amazing reason Marta pointed to her boots after scoring opener for Brazil royal return AC Milan appoint club legends Boban and Maldini in new roles at the club ‘i was fed up’ The reason why Chelsea midfielder Jorginho nearly quit football latest Arsenal transfer news live: Top target ‘not for sale’, Ziyech to cost just ?30m Bale reportedly told his team-mates that he’ll be happy to stay and ‘play golf’ next season if he’s not selected to play, according to Spanish radio station Radioestaio. “I’ve got three years left on my contract,” he said. “If they want me to go, they’ll need to pay me ?15m per season. If not, I’ll stay here. And if I have to play golf, I will.” “