Transfer Talk:Manchester City set to make £100million move for Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard-report


According to daily star Manchester city are ready to take Eden Hazard to Etiihad in the summer. Khaldoon Al Mubarak said “any additions have to improve the squad” in his end-of-season interview, the name on this back page is one of the few that springs to mind as being able to do that. According to Jeremy Cross, Chief Sports Writer of the Star, Pep Guardiola has made Chelsea’s Eden Hazard his number one summer target and ‘is confident’ of luring the 27-year-old to the Etihad Stadium after this season’s successes. A £100million fee and wages of £300,000-a-week are mooted for Hazard, who has two years left on his Chelsea contract. Real Madrid are known to have an interest in the Belgian and should they become resigned to losing him, Chelsea would undoubtedly prefer to sell him abroad than to a domestic rival. The acquisition of Hazard would make the City attack even more formidable and send a message to the Premier League that City mean business as they look to retain their title next year – something that hasn’t happened since Manchester United threepeated from 2006/07 to 2008/09. It seems like a hard-to-believe story, but Hazard has been mentioned by credible sources as a dream signing for Pep Guardiola. Turning that dream into a reality may prove impossible though… –

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