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Hazard Is An Important Player – Chelsea Legend



Gianfranco Zola

Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola has urged star player Eden Hazard to stay at the club despite the transfer rumours linking him with a transfer away from the club this summer.

The Chelsea legend talked about Belgian international Hazard during his latest interview as monitored by popular media outlet Goal.

Gianfranco Zola is back at Chelsea as the assistant manager to Maurizio Sarri who was appointed the Blues manager last summer.

The former Chelsea player was speaking ahead of the Europa League quarterfinal second leg clash with Slavia Prague FC of Czech Republic.

The Blues are in a fantastic position to secure a semifinal position after they won the first leg away from home via a 1-0 win.

Chelsea scored the only goal of the game through Marcos Alonso.

Eden Hazard came on as a second-half substitute in the first leg and he’s expected to play a big part in the second leg scheduled for Stamford Bridge.

The Chelsea talisman has scored 85 goals and also provided 81 assists in 241 Premier League appearances.

Eden Hazard has the most goal contributions in the Premier League this term with 16 goals and 12 assists.

The 28-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid who are eyeing a major rebuilding job at the club this summer.