The huge amount Real Madrid saved for terminating winger Eden Hazard’s contract has been revealed.
Real Madrid terminated Hazard’s contract by mutual consent on Saturday evening.
In a statement posted on the club website, Real Madrid said: “Real Madrid CF and Eden Hazard have reached an agreement whereby the player will be released from the club as of June 30, 2023.
Real Madrid wants to express its affection for Eden Hazard and wishes him and his entire family the best of luck in this new stage.”
However, according to football transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Real Madrid saved €7million by terminating Hazard’s contract.
Romano tweeted on Sunday morning: “Real Madrid will save almost €7m after terminating Eden Hazard’s contract on mutual agreement.
“Hazard has given up part of the salary he was due to earn.”
Hazard had endured a nightmare spell at Santiago Bernabeu since joining Real Madrid from Chelsea in 2019.
The Belgian failed to live up to expectations from when he signed for the La Liga giants.
During his four years in Spain, Hazard won the European Cup, Club World Cup, European Super Cup, two Leagues, one Copa del Rey and two Spanish Super Cups.