Cape Town - Real Madrid have moved a step closer
towards securing the services of Eden Hazard after reportedly agreeing a
sizeable transfer fee with Chelsea.
A fee of €100 million is believed to have been agreed between the two
parties and Real head coach Zinedine Zidane appears close to getting his
top summer target.
The Belgian international has long been linked with a move to the
Santiago Bernabeu and now a deal is believed to be close ahead of a
long-awaited summer switch.
Hazard, who helped Chelsea win the Europa League title by beating
Arsenal in the final last month, has enjoyed seven successful years at
The 28-year-old managed to win two Europa League trophies, the
Premier League title twice and an FA Cup during his time with the Blues.
However, the time for a new challenge appears to be here and Hazard
looks set to join a Real Madrid side in desperate needs of his attacking
skills after a season to forget in La Liga and the Champions League.
Zidane has long spoken of his admiration for the former Lille forward
and now Real look set to land a player who has been one of the top
performers in the Premier League for a number of years.