THIBAUT COURTOIS has left Chelsea fans fuming after making a sly dig at his old club when welcoming new signing Eden Hazard to Real Madrid. My dream was to play in the Premier League, I did this for seven years for one of the biggest clubs in the world.
The Belgium global attacker won two Premier League titles and as many UEFA Europa League crowns during his time at Chelsea, where he played alongside Courtois before the goalkeeper left for Madrid in 2018/2019.
Crowned PFA and FWA Footballer of the Year awards in 2014/15 he leaves Chelsea having scored 110 goals in 352 appearances.
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After a frustrating season at the Bernabeu the fans will be happy with the clubs first major summer transfer and Hazard should be able to fill the missing magic at the club.
And it's the same pair of Chelsea legends that narrowly oust Hazard for goal contributions, with his cumulative Premier League total of 139 earning him the club's bronze medal.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia has paid tribute to the Belgian.
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The Belgian sealed a move to the Santiago Bernabeu on Friday evening, signing a five-year deal with the LaLiga giants. Los Blancos will play an initial amount of £89 million for the midfielder and will get another £60 million more as significant add-ons and bonuses.
The 13-time European champions have already announced the signing of striker Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt and more are expected to follow.
Names like Paul Pogba, Christian Eriksen, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have also been linked with the Merengues as they look to refurbish an ageing squad that ended the season without domestic or continental success.More news: Donald Trump ridiculed after calling Prince Charles 'The Prince of Whales'