The former Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth man had been surplus to requirements at Madrid.
With one year left on his contract, Real opted to sell him and instead take Michael Essien on loan from Chelsea.
What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!
Chelsea have struggled to build momentum in the opening stages of the campaign and are currently looking over their shoulders at the relegation zone.
Who of Europe’s top strikers will move to England this summer?