HE HAD BEEN ABLE TO ARRIVE FREE
Hazard, one of the least profitable signings in the history of Real Madrid
Published:5/03/2020 - 12:30h
Updated:5/03/2020 - 12:54h
Eden Hazard arrived at Real Madrid from Chelsea last summer. The Belgian ended contract with Chelsea in 2020 and the whites spent more than 100 million in anticipating their arrival
The day 10 July 2018, the Real Madrid announced the traspaso of Cristiano Ronaldo to the Juventus of Turín in return of 100 million euros, in an operation that closed on request of the own player. After the course of the Portuguese, in the club madridista bet by not bringing to any footballer of relumbrón for suplirle and bet by the youth of players like Marco Asensio or Vinícius Junior.
Of course, the absence of a player that marked between 40 and 50 goals by season finish noticing in excess and, in March, the Real Madrid already was out of Champions League and Glass of Rey, as well as to too many points of the Barça in LaLiga as to be able to litigate it. Given the error of planning, Florentino Pérez decided that, in summer of 2019, had arrived the moment to employ the money obtained by Christian in his substitute.
The elected had name and surname: Eden Hazard. The Belgian, of a distinct profile to the Portuguese but with a quality contrasted, finished agreement with Chelsea in June of 2020 and denied to renew, what opened the doors of his signing since to the group 'blue', to risk to lose to his player free, saw forced to negotiate by his star, that finish closing by 100 million fixed euros more 30 in variables.
The Real Madrid could expect and bring to Hazard this same 2020 entirely free, in return of a premium of signing for the player. Nevertheless, the sportive situation of the team of Zinedine Zidane invited to Florentino to slacken the fly to advance a year the arrival of the Belgian. The whites needed a leader of team and he, that always had expressed his devotion by the whites, finish arriving.
But the true is that his first season in the Real Madrid is being a true drama by fault of the injuries. Hazard Already arrived lesionado pertinent of Chelsea and, after two injuries more, only has been able to play 15 parties in his first season. To day of today, has a fissure in the fibula that will keep him in the dry dam until May. A première of white to forget.
The Real Madrid advanced his signing for nothing
Eden Hazard is an extraordinary player with conditions to triumph in the Real Madrid. However, the reality is that the white club paid 130 million euros for advancing a his signing that, to tenor of the little that has played the Belgian in the last months, is a quantity that could have saved to bring him free this 2020. Succeed or no in a future, the feeling is that in Chamartín have thrown a lot of millions to the rubbish.