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What a player Eden Hazard is.
The Chelsea star may have been off the boil in recent weeks, but he’s back with a bang.
It’s been hard at times for Hazard this season.
Not only has he been faced with injury issues, but at times he’s been kicked off the park.
After missing a couple of games and looking far from his best in others, he seems fit and ready.
Chelsea were looking to build on a win against Manchester City as they took on Brighton.
The Blues were in control from the off, and Pedro put them ahead with a dubious goal.
However, while there was some debate over Pedro’s goal, Hazard’s was brilliant and Chelsea fans were raving about him.
Manager Maurizio Sarri has called for him to score 30 goals this season, and while that tally might be a while off, his stats are impressive.
The Blues look en-route to another win, and after City dropped points last weekend and with Liverpool yet to play, they’re making up ground at the top.
Brighton 0-2 Chelsea. Hazard. Brilliant. Simply, brilliant. Pose, positioning, accelleration, finishing. That, in a nutshell, is why this man is among the best in the world.
— Dan Levene (@danlevene) December 16, 2018
Eden Hazard has finally scored. First goal since the 7th of October. His Balance:
— Kristof Terreur (@HLNinEngeland) December 16, 2018
He’s now registered five assists in his last four games. At the most wonderful time of the year, he’s handing out gifts left, right and centre.
Father Christmas has nothing on Eden Hazard. pic.twitter.com/xkhqXkId2q
— bet365 (@bet365) December 16, 2018
Hazard now has nine PL assists for the season, only two fewer than his best tally for a Chelsea league campaign. There are 21 games left… #cfc
— Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) December 16, 2018
Eden Hazard is the first player to reach 8+ goals and 8+ assists in the Premier League this season.
He’s in the mood. pic.twitter.com/WIuradU1HB
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 16, 2018
17 – Eden Hazard has been directly involved in more Premier League goals this season (17 in 16 apps) than he was in the whole of last season (16 in 34 apps). Evolved. pic.twitter.com/RsYVl9zuuR
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 16, 2018
Eden Hazard is utterly unplayable today: running the show, his close control spellbinding, his pace and movement irresistible. That’s the goal drought broken, too.
— Dominic Fifield (@domfifield) December 16, 2018
— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) December 16, 2018
I should have just followed my heart and captained Hazard
— Dємι-gσ∂™ (@Kay_Munachi) December 16, 2018