December 28

Chelsea face losing Hazard AND Costa… and mammoth £200m bill to replace them

first_img1 Hazard is wanted by Real Madrid and Costa could head for the big money in China Chelsea face losing both Eden Hazard and Diego Costa this summer, leaving the club with the massive task of replacing two of their most influential players. Hazard has been back to his world-class best this season and Costa has scored 18 goals in all competitions with the Blues looking on course to land their fifth Premier League crown.Real Madrid are increasingly confident of landing Hazard this summer and Costa has confided to friends that he is sick of the English weather, according to The Sun. The cost of replacing the pair could be as much as £200million.Real are poised to dip into the market to land their latest Galactico as part of president Florentio Perez’s re-election plans. And Costa can choose between returning to Spain or heading to China – where he could easily earn a massive payrise on his current £185,000-a-week wages.last_img read more