Chelsea Finally Set World Record Price Tag On Real Madrid target

Chelsea Finally Set World Record Price Tag On Real Madrid target

The Tottenham striker took 26% of the vote from the Madrid faithful regarding their preferred forward options - but the list included only traditional centre-forwards, excluding players like Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, and Eden Hazard.

Chelsea will reportedly move for Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford if Thibaut Courtois leaves the club in this summer's transfer window.

Hazard has been on Real Madrid's radar for a long time now.

Los Blancos have been eyeing Chelsea 'keeper Courtois for some time now and it seems as though they have firmed up their interest in the player with a formal offer.

However, the same story says that Chelsea FC are "determined" not to sell Hazard this summer and they feel that handing him the captain's armband at Stamford Bridge may help to convince him to stay at the club.

Jamal Blackman of Sheffield United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Sheffield United at KCOM Stadium

Ever since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in a mega-million deal, Real Madrid was actively looking to make a "Galactico" signing in order to replace the legendary Portuguese.

A fan favourite, set to remain at Chelsea.

Barcelona baulked at Chelsea's £70m asking price for Willian, but Madrid are willing to cough up £65m for the 29-year-old as part of their double swoop.

Between the sticks, Keylor Navas has been a more than satisfactory goalkeeper for Real Madrid, but they have been keen to upgrade on the Costa Rican for a few years.

Over the four seasons he has appeared between the posts for Chelsea, Courtois has made over 150 appearances and won the Golden Glove at the end of the 2016/17 season.