Former Chelsea star and Real Madrid midfilder, Eden Hazard could be on his way back to the English Premier League according to the latest reports.
Since his €150 million move from Chelsea in 2019, the Belgian winger has failed to shine at the Santiago Bernabeu.
He missed more than half of Real Madrid’s games due to recurring ailments, He has only made 59 appearances for Los Blancos in all competitions, with only five goals to his name.
Hazard is apparently not in Carlo Ancelotti’s plans, as evidenced by his refusal to play the star during the club’s recent Super Cup victory. During the victory celebrations, he also cut a dejected figure, giving the impression that Hazard is dissatisfied at the club.Transfer rumors have been circulating recently, with some speculating about a sensational summer return to Stamford Bridge.
However, it appears like the Magpies have swooped in and acquired him, making him their second high-profile signing after Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez was said to have accepted the offer right away because it met his expectations.
The La Liga giants are likely to lose a significant portion of their initial cost for the Belgian international, but given his lucrative weekly pay, they would be delighted to reduce their losses.Hazard is said to need more surgery to repair his latest injury, but Perez has delayed it because he wants Hazard gone in the January transfer window.