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
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.”
Chelsea are the heavy favourites to win the Premier League title this season.