Spanish giants Real Madrid have agreed to sign English superstar Jude Bellingham from German side Borussia Dortmund in a deal that could surpass £115 million.
The initial fee is believed to be a staggering £88.5 million, with the German club citing add-ons to inflate the hefty figure.
At 19 years old, the transfer will see Bellingham become the most expensive British player ever.
BREAKING! Real Madrid agree deal to sign Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund ✍️⚪ pic.twitter.com/hynB2y7BT4
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) June 7, 2023
Dortmund revealed the news via their website, including a passage on the add-ons.
It reads: "Such variable transfer fees are dependent on the achievement of certain sporting successes by Real Madrid and/or sporting successes or performances of the player at Real Madrid in the period of the next six seasons."
The midfielder moved to Germany from his home side Birmingham in 2020 amidst interest from multiple European teams.
Real Madrid have reached agreement with Borussia Dortmund for Jude Bellingham, according to @FabrizioRomano.
Their midfield is set for years to come 🤩 pic.twitter.com/KpX3C9wSz4
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 7, 2023
Following a dramatic final day in the Bundesliga, Bayern pipped Bellingham and his teammates to the league. Despite that, the midfielder was named the Bundesliga Player of the Year for his efforts.
He made his full England debut against the Republic of Ireland at 17 and has become a key player from the International side, amassing a total of 24 appearances to date.
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