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No alike in Chelsea for Eden Hazard

Sun 29 November 2020 | 9:20

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard maintains that despite Hakim Ziyech's promising start to life at Chelsea, he wouldn’t ‘throw Hazard comparison’ at him.

The blues

manager is aware of the effects of comparing his young striker to Belgian star,

Eden Hazard

, on his days at Chelsea. He insisted that Chelsea haven’t replaced Eden Hazard yet despite spending £220 million last season.

Since

Hazard

left the club,

Chelsea

have brought in many young stars,

Hakim Ziyech

,

Timo Werner

,

Christian

Pulisic

, and

Kai Havertz

, from different clubs in top tier leagues.

Frank Lampard

believes that it is impossible for a player to show the quality as hazard did in his seven-year appearance and the club with direct influence on more than 200 goals for the club, 110 goals, and 92 assists.

"

I think it is very hard to fill one-for-one a player of Eden Hazard's talents,"

Lampard told reporters ahead of his side's match with Tottenham on Sunday.

"With the new players we have in now, I would hate to give any of them the job or idea of they must replace Eden. They must focus on themselves and they have brought talent into the squad, without a doubt.

"I remember Eden's first year or two at Chelsea. It was clear what an amazing player he was going to become but he also needed time to become that great player that we all now know and love as Chelsea people.

"The players we have brought in all have potential in their own way to show how much they can give to the club but I certainly won't be throwing Eden Hazard's comparisons. They have to do it in their own way, he was very special."


source: SportMob