Sports

Manchester City ready to launch stunning £100m move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard

Man City ready to launch stunning £100m move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard has emerged as a target for Manchester City (Picture: Getty)

Manchester City are ready to launch a stunning move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard, reports say.

Pep Guardiola confirmed this week that City would only look to sign one or two players during the summer transfer window and said the club were not in a position to spend another £300m on signings.

A winger who can also operate through the middle is believed to be a priority for the City manager, who committed his future to the club this week by signing a new deal.

More: Football

Hazard, who has won the Premier League twice at Chelsea, fits the bill and has suggested he could leave if the Blues do not make the right signings in the summer.

Advertisement Advertisement

The Belgium superstar is believed to have a strained relationship with Antonio Conte and could look to move even if the Italian departs as expected.

Real Madrid have been long-term admirers of Hazard but The Sun say Manchester City will rival the Spanish giants for his signature this summer.

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - May 9, 2018 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and co-assistant coach Mikel Arteta after the match Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Pep Guardiola hopes to beat Real Madrid to a deal (Picture: Reuters)

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

It is claimed the new Premier League champions would not hesitate to launch a £100m-plus bid if given an indication that a deal could be possible.

City would also have no issue giving Hazard, a player Guardiola was reportedly first attracted to at Bayern Munich, a huge pay rise.

Discussing his plans for the summer transfer window this week, Guardiola told Sky Sports: Yaya [Toure] is leaving so we have to replace him, and maybe another one.

One or two more, no more. We cannot invest…maybe people dont believe me but we dont have the money to invest £300m every season.

More: Football

MORE: Frank Lampard: Youtube player Paul Pogba must wreck Jose Mourinhos head

Advertisement Advertisement

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *