Eden Hazard is to become the highest-paid player at Real Madrid just as the finalization of his £130million move from Chelsea sets him apart.
Hazard’s salary will be doubled to £400,000, automatically making him one of the highest earners with the Spanish giants,Evening Standard reports.
The 28-year-old will leapfrog some of the big names, who have been part of the Los Blancos squad for the last trophy-laden decade.
Bale previously led the way, with an eye-watering £346,000 per-week salary or £18million a year, after tax.
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Toni Kroos and Captain Sergio Ramos both pocket £200,000 a week with Madrid, while Luka Modric takes home a weekly £180,000.
The Top 5 Earners at Real Madrid
Eden Hazard – £400k
Gareth Bale – £346k
Toni Kroos – £200k
Sergio Ramos – £200k
Luka Modric – £180k