Real did not reveal the fee but Spanish media reports said they have agreed to pay Chelsea $114 million for the Belgium international, who was set to become a free agent in June 2020.
Cardiff City’s football team manager says the club needs 10 points from their six remaining games to be able to stay in the Premier League.
Three Chelsea fans were stopped from entering Slavia Prague's stadium for Thursday's Europa League game after a racist chant about Liverpool's Egypt international Mohamed Salah circulated on social media.
Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City scored four times inside 25 minutes to thrash Chelsea 6-0 and leapfrog Liverpool again to top spot in the Premier League on goal difference.
Santiago Solari marks his 100th day in charge of Real Madrid with a 1-1 draw at Barcelona in the Copa del Rey, 101 days after his predecessor's reign ended with a 5-1 thrashing to the Catalans.
In other games, Arsenal dented Chelsea’s increasingly fragile title pursuit with a 2-0 derby win while Manchester United continued their stirring revival under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion.
American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of $74 million from Borussia Dortmund.
The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while also being Ivory Coast's all-time record goalscorer with 65.
The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League's most exhilarating and competitive title races. For the first time since the league's inception, Chelsea and Liverpool have a 100 percent winning record in their first five games.
Chelsea have now won both games under new manager Maurizio Sarri while Arsenal have suffered back-to-back defeats under Arsene Wenger’s successor, Unai Emery.
Lionel Messi scores his 99th and 100th goals as Barcelona secures 3-0 win
over Chelsea. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich defeats Besiktas 3-1 to send the Black Eagles out of Champions League.
Laurence was previously the director of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment - the company controlling the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, NBA’s Toronto Raptors and MLS club Toronto FC.
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