Rio Ferdinand hails Chelsea’s Eden Hazard: You can’t contain him

Rio Ferdinand lavishes praise on Eden Hazard after Chelsea's 3-1 win at West Ham on Saturday

Rio Ferdinand heaped praise on Eden Hazard for his strong performances for Chelsea this season after Saturday’s 3-1 win at Manchester City.

The Blues continued their fine form in the Premier League on Saturday with a superb comeback victory at The Etihad as Antonio Conte’s men extended their winning run in the top flight to eight games.

Hazard was once again in fine form for the Blues and the Belgian playmaker scored Chelsea’s third goal to secure three points for the west London side.

The 25-year-old’s sharp upturn in form this season is in stark contrast to his stuttering displays last term as Chelsea finished 10th and without a trophy.

And former Manchester United defender Ferdinand has admitted that he has been thoroughly impressed by Hazard and Chelsea’s performances as a whole under Conte this season.

Speaking on BT Sport’s Premier League Tonight show, Ferdinand said: “Chelsea are almost impossible to play against.

“Hazard in this form is scintillating – you can’t contain him.

“They can equally play as well sitting back or being the team on the front foot.”

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Chelsea are currently top of the Premier League table after 14 games of the new campaign.

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