Comfort is often the key to success, and Eden Hazard's life as a Real Madrid player is about to get a whole lot more comfortable, after he completed the purchase of a new €11m mansion in La Finca. 


The Belgian officially completed a long-awaited £90m move to the Spanish capital in June, and having come through pre-season, he's in line to start the visit to Celta Vigo on Saturday.


After the match, however, he'll be returning to enviable surroundings in the Madrid suburbs, with his new property spanning a vast 5,151 square meters. 

We should all aspire to own a house significant enough for the locals to have given it a name, and according to ​Marca, the expansive estate - the work of architect Miguel Torres - has been ominously branded 'La Casa Nigra,' or 'the Black House.'


For those clued up on the Spanish music scene, it was previously owned by singer and 17-time Latin Grammy winner Alejandro Sanz.


Having netted 21 goals and registered 17 assists for ​Chelsea last season, Hazard will be hoping to bring his ​Premier League form to Spain and get life at the Bernabeu off to a flier this weekend. 

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He's already off the mark having scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Red Bull Salzburg last Wednesday, and another goal or two in Vigo on Saturday would go down a storm.