Eden Hazard needs to find form ahead of the Euros with Belgium

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First off, there are no doubts that Eden Hazard will be selected for Marc Wilmots Belgium squad, but he will certainly have to up his game ahead of the European Championships if he wants to help guide his nation to a memorable summer.

On his game, arguably, he is Belgium's best player along with the likes of Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, however, his lack of form for Chelsea this season has brought his spot in Wilmots' XI into question.

His competition for the wide left spot will most likely be coming from Nacer Chadli or Dries Mertens, despite the former's season with Spurs, who himself hasn't contributed much during the Premier League campaign.


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Therefore it's very much expected that Eden Hazard will start for Belgium, as long as he doesn't get injured between now and the Euros. 

Belgium find themselves in Group E, and most would consider them the favourites to qualify as winners. They have been drawn alongside Italy, Sweden and Republic of Ireland.

Their first game will take place on the 13th of June against Italy, which will likely be their toughest outing in the group stages, especially with Antonio Conte wanting to prove a point before his departure after the tournament.

However, should De Bruyne and Hazard be in good form going into the tournament, they will make the game far easier for Belgium.

Hazard scored his first and second Premier League goals of the season against Bournemouth on Saturday and still has four games left to make up for his lacklustre campaign. Two of those games being against the top two, which will give him a great chance to prove he's still got the ability that won him last year's PFA Player of the Year award.

Adding to his comments after the Bournemouth game, being very much against the idea of Tottenham Hotspur winning the league, Monday's game against Spurs will be a perfect opportunity to put their title hopes to bed once and for all. That is if Leicester haven't already wrapped it up the day before when they take on Manchester United.

Chelsea will most likely field their strongest side but one question being asked is will Spurs be able to perform as well without the suspended Dele Alli, that's up for debate and Monday's game will most likely decide whether Hazard can continue his form from the Bournemouth game.

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