The Chelsea fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern let out a huge sigh of relief following Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid’s transfer bans…
It was yesterday revealed that both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid had failed in their appeal to have their two-year transfer bans ratified – much to the surprise of everyone here in the Football Transfer Tavern.
The punters here in the Tavern feel that the Spanish giants are often given preferential treatment by European bodies, and so one particularly vocal fan proclaimed that he was pleased that they have been given their comeuppance.
This will come as good news to the Chelsea fans in the Tavern, given the noises that have been made in recent months over the futures of a number of their key players.
On the other side of the coin, Diego Costa has often been touted for a return back to his native Spain with old club Atletico Madrid – a move that would disappoint the Chelsea faithful down to their core.
As a result of the bans, the trio of core Chelsea players look set to remain at Stamford Bridge for at least the next two years; a feat that looked near impossible – with interest in the Chelsea trio seemingly growing year-on-year.
And to the surprise of nobody here in the Football Transfer Tavern; the Chelsea fans on Twitter have been anything but sympathetic to the fans in Madrid…
Real Madrid banned from signing players for 2 windows… Only happy because Hazard has been linked heavily to them. CR7 won't last forever.
— IPADFUT (@KanteGetPassed) September 8, 2016
Real Madrid can't sign player until January 2018. Time for Eden Hazard to sign a new contract now.
— Simply Hazard (@DareToHazard) September 8, 2016
— BePositive (@_ChelseaPat) September 8, 2016
Well at least Real Madrid can't get Hazard and Matic for 2 years lmao
— Nino (@NinoJaimes_12) September 8, 2016
Real Madrid have been banned for the next 2 transfer windows.. That means hazard's not leaving!! Yess
— Areez shafqat (@shafqat_areez) September 8, 2016
At least Hazard can stay at Chelsea for another two years without rumors of Madrid interest https://t.co/Ezbh55pl1M
— Sir Nelson (@zephnelson) September 8, 2016
— Breathe Chelsea (@BreatheChels) September 8, 2016
One fan was particularly excited that the club would hold on to the much sought after John Obi Mikel for another two years…
Real Madrid banned from making signings in the next two transfer windows.. Looks like Mikel's staying yet again.
— َ (@HazardEdition) September 8, 2016
Pretty unanimous amongst the Chelsea folk here – much like in the Tavern.
Blues fans are delighted that their two main men will remain in London for at least another two years!
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