Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea fans about Michy Batshuayi
Eden Hazard is hoping that Michy Batshuayi gets more playing time at Chelsea this season
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is disappointed for Michy Batshuayi about his lack of playing time at Chelsea since his move last summer.
The 23-year-old striker joined the west London club from Marseille last July but has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge.
Batshuayi has also been used sparingly this season, after having only made one Premier League start for the Blues under Antonio Conte.
The Belgian forward did play a crucial role in helping Chelsea clinch the title last season though, as he netted the winner in the 1-0 victory at West Brom to win them the title.
However, Hazard admits that he wants to see his international team-mate given more playing time and a chance to prove himself with the west London club.
Hazard is quoted as saying by the Daily Star:
“I spoke with him about it this morning.
“He is 23 years old. If he wants to progress, he must play.”
The 26-year-old playmaker has not featured for Chelsea yet this season after suffering a broken ankle while on international duty with Belgium at the start of the summer.
Chelsea fans will be hoping to see Hazard back in action as soon as possible as the Blues look to challenge for both the Premier League and Champions League this season.