Eden Hazard is taking his boundless talents to the Spanish capital.
However, widespread reports suggest Hazard will take over the iconic No.7 shirt, which was worn by Mariano Diaz last season. Reports a hip problem was found which could endanger the move are wide of the mark, and the transfer will go through once his global commitments allow for the full medical to be completed. The initial fee is said to be in the region of £88m, with a further £42m in add-ons.
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He has been a model professional throughout his time at the club, a wonderful individual to have around and a joy to work with. He was named in the PFA Premier League team of the year four times, in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
Real Madrid have always been touted as the ultimate destination for Hazard.
He scored 110 goals in 352 appearances in all competitions and is ninth on the club's all-time top scorers list.
Hazard though would do well to match Bale's record in Madrid as he looks to add to the trophies he won at Chelsea, which included two Premier League and two Europa League titles, as well as one FA Cup and one League Cup.
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Courtois and Hazard are now together on global duty with Belgium ahead of their Euro qualifier against Scotland on Tuesday.
Brazilian forward Rodrygo is also due to join Real next season after agreeing a reported 45 million euro move from Santos a year ago.
The Spanish giants are looking to re-build in the wake of a disappointing season that involved three managers, a disappointing exit in the last 16 of the Champions League and a pitiful title challenge that saw them finish 19 points behind Barcelona. "It's no secret that it was my dream to play for them since I was a young boy just scoring my first goal", Hazard wrote on his official Facebook account.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri edging closer to Juventus
Chelsea will now look to Max Allegri, Nuno Espírito Santo, Javia Gracía, Laurent Blanc and Frank Lampard to replace to Italian. Sarri has vacated his Surrey home as he prepares to return to Italy and become Juventus coach.