Zinedine Zidane heaps praise on Eden Hazard

Published Add your comment

Football News

Eden Hazard’s performances during last season will go down as one of life's mysteries.

Just one year on from winning PFA Player of the Year, Hazard looked a shadow of his former self while almost going the entire campaign without scoring.

But, as the saying goes, form is temporary, class is permanent and there’s real belief that the Belgian can return to his best form this season.

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of his brilliance during this summer’s Euro 2016 and, with Antonio Conte arriving in west London, Hazard will surely prove that he’s still one of best players in the country.

Despite a 3-2 loss, Hazard impressed for the Blues against Real Madrid on Saturday by scoring twice and his display certainly caught the eye of Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane.

After the match, the Frenchman explained just how talented Hazard was, whilst also hinting that he would love him at the Bernabeu.

“He is a very, very good player,” he said, per the Mirror.

“Obviously, all clubs want the best players but he is a Chelsea player.”

While Chelsea fans will obviously be glad that they have a “very, very good player” in their ranks, they may also be a little worried about Madrid stealing away their star man.

Especially after Hazard named Zidane as “the best ever” two months ago.

Obviously, after Madrid pulled out of the Paul Pogba deal because they were unwilling to pay £100m to sign him, there will be questions whether the European Champions can afford him.

But the prospect of playing for “the best ever” and the chance to play in the Champions League must be very appealing for Hazard.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Zinedine Zidane
La Liga
Real Madrid
Didier Drogba
John Terry
Premier League
Cristiano Ronaldo
Eden Hazard
Frank Lampard

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again