Chelsea to sign 24-year-old striker as part of Hazard deal

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/07/2017

Premier League Champion Chelsea will sign Alvaro Morata in a deal that sees Eden Hazard complete a switch to Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.

According to Don Balon that Hazard has agreed on personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of a sensational summer move to Santiago Bernabeu this summer.

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The transfer fee could be in the region of £100m as the Champions League holders look to land a marquee signing ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Real Madrid manager  Zinedine Zidane is a big fan of the Belgium skipper who helped to fire Chelsea to the Premier League title last season. The transfer fee could be reduced as Real Madrid would be willing to include Morata as part of the deal to bring Hazard to the Spanish capital.

Blues have signed Argentina goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Manchester City and German defender Antonio Rudiger from Serie A runner-up Roma in the summer transfer window so far.

Antonio Conte men finished seven points clear of closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the title race last season under new manager Antonio Conte.