Antonio Conte reacts to Eden Hazard’s display for Chelsea v Arsenal

Antonio Conte heaps praise on Eden Hazard following the Belgian's sparkling display for Chelsea against Arsenal

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Antonio Conte hailed Eden Hazard as a “complete” footballer after his sparkling display in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.

The Belgian playmaker was in fine form for the Blues as he helped the west London side take a step closer towards winning the Premier League title with a thumping win over the Gunners.

After Marcos Alonso had given Chelsea the lead in the 13th minute, Hazard netted a superb solo goal shortly after half-time to double the home side’s advantage.

Cesc Fabregas came off the bench to net a third for the Blues, before Olivier Giroud netted a late consolation goal for the visitors.

Hazard was named as man of the match for his impressive display against Arsene Wenger’s men.

And Conte was particularly impressed by the 26-year-old’s contribution for the west London side on Saturday.

Conte told his post-match news conference at Stamford Bridge: “Hazard shows always quality. I am pleased for him.

“Today his performance was very good with the ball.

“But I want to underline without the ball because he worked a lot for the team.

“When he plays this way he is a complete player.”

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