Real Madrid will sign teenage sensation Jude Bellingham next month for a fee of $107m on a contract until 2029.
Final talks between Los Blancos and Borussia Dortmund are set to take place following the conclusion of the Bundesliga title race, in which Bellingham will win the first league title of his career if the Black and Yellows beat Mainz 05 at home in the final match of the season on Saturday.
Jude Bellingham edges closer to signing for La Liga giants
As reported by transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, a deal between the two clubs was never going to be signed until next week with Real Madrid respecting the importance of BVB’s final fixtures this season, not wanting to unsettle the player or the club during the title run-in.
Real Madrid & Jude Bellingham ⚪️✨
◉ Deal was never going to be signed this week to respect BVB in title race.
◉ Agreement at final stages for €100m plus add-ons, key new contacts next week.
◉ Personal terms agreed in April over long term deal, no doubts.
Step by step ⏳ pic.twitter.com/5B0YQi7jBT
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 26, 2023
It was reported England international Bellingham agreed terms with Los Blancos last month but has since suffered a minor knee injury, putting his availability for Saturday’s crucial match in doubt.
Romano has also confirmed that despite some speculation, Real Madrid winger Brahim Diaz, who is currently on loan at Italian giants AC Milan, will not be used as a make way as part of a deal for Bellingham that would see him move to Borussia Dortmund in part exchange.