By Emmanuel Adeleke
Real Madrid have announced the signing of England midfielder, Jude Bellingham, from Borussia Dortmund.
The 19-year-old will become England’s most expensive player as the deal is expected to rise to £115 million. including add-ons.
Bellingham has signed a six-year deal at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid will pay an initial £88.5 million for Bellingham, who will be presented as a Los Blancos player on Thursday morning at 11am.
Bellingham leaves Dortmund after three seasons and was named Bundesliga Player of the Year in the most recent campaign.
In a farewell statement, Bellingham said: “Thank you to everyone at BVB and to the fans for everything over the past three years.
“It’s been an honour to wear your jersey so many times, in big and small moments. Even though I look forward to my next destination, I will never forget the journey here. Once Borussia always Borussia. All the best for the future.”