Bellingham to Real Madrid for over 100 million euros from Dortmund
Top talent Jude Bellingham (19) is making the move to Real Madrid for 103 million euros. This was confirmed by his current club Borussia Dortmund. Due to bonuses, the amount could still increase by 30.9 million euros.
Midfielder Bellingham will face competition in Madrid next season from veterans Luka Modric (37) and Toni Kroos (33), among others. With the recruitment of Bellingham, Madrid are sorting for the impending farewell of the two midfielders.
English international Bellingham (24 internationals, one goal) had been a Borussia Dortmund player since 2020. At the time, the top German club paid around 25 million euros for the teenager to Birmingham City. His childhood sweetheart decided after his departure never to use the number 22 again to “as a reminder of one of us and for the inspiration of others.
Hazard and Bale also for more than 100 million
It is only the third time in history that Real has paid more than 100 million euros for one player, with varying degrees of success. The contract of record purchase Eden Hazard (115 million) was recently terminated, Gareth Bale they also preferred to lose in his last seasons.