Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea’s Eden Hazard must improve to become world’s best

Eden Hazard has enjoyed a great start to life under Maurizio Sarri.

However, Sarri still believes that there is more to come from Hazard who could become the best player in the world, according to Sarri.

‘If he’s able to improve during the training, maybe he will be able to use himself at 100 percent’

Ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool, Sarri stated:

 “I think that he is for sure one of the best [in the world],” Sarri said. “But I am absolutely convinced that he can improve.

“If he’s able to improve during the training, maybe he will be able to use himself at 100 percent because, I think that we have seen only 75, 80, 85 percent of his potential. I think that if he is able to improve, he will be the best in the world.

“For example, with more intensity in training. I think [if he does that, he could be voted the best in the world]. It’s very difficult to compare him with other players. He is a genius, I think. It’s very difficult. He’s unique.

[I want] more continuity. From the physical point of view, from the mental point of view, because I think he has the opportunity to improve more. He can become the best player in the world.

“He’s a genius. Technically, I think, he is the best. And so I want him to be the best in the world. It’s a very interesting challenge [for me], I think. He has a lot to give. A lot to give to himself, to the team, to the staff. And I want everything.”

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Hazard’s great start under Sarri

Hazard began the season by earning two assists from two sub appearances in Chelsea’s first two league games.

The Belgian would then score one in both of Chelsea’s proceeding two games before bagging a hat-trick vs Cardiff.

Hazard did fail to score in Chelsea’s last league game vs West Ham.

However, Hazard came off the bench in midweek to score and assist as Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1.

Chelsea once again face Liverpool this weekend and Hazard will no doubt be looking for a repeat of their clash earlier in the week.

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