Stan Collymore names Chelsea FC star who is making the difference

The Liverpool FC legend heaps praise on Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard

Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard Photo: Nike

Stan Collymore has praised Eden Hazard for his influential performance in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

The Belgium international started his first Premier League game under Maurizio Sarri following the Italian head coach’s appointment in the summer.

Chelsea FC were 3-0 triumph against Huddersfield Town in their season opener before Hazard came off the bench to tee up Marcos Alonso’s winner in a 3-2 victory over Arsenal earlier this month.

Hazard broke the deadlock at St James’ Park from the penalty spot but Joselu levelled the Premier League clash with less than 10 minutes to go.

DeAndre Yedlin’s own goal restored Chelsea FC’s lead but it was Hazard who emerged with credit from the Premier League win.

Former Liverpool FC striker Collymore believes Hazard is making all the difference to Chelsea FC in the current Premier League campaign.

“Hazard started his first Chelsea match under Sarri after a busy summer in which he represented Belgium at the World Cup,” Collymore told Daily Mirror.

“And he was the difference on Sunday, adding that touch of class that makes him so important to the Blues, as well as that composure to put his team ahead from the penalty spot with ten minutes of the match to play.”

Chelsea FC are in third place in the Premier League table and behind leaders Liverpool FC on goal difference.

The Blues will take on Bournemouth in their next top flight fixture at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon looking to maintain their 100 per cent.

The west London side signed Jorginho, Mateo Kovavic, Rob Green and Kepa Arrizabalaga in the 2018 summer transfer window.

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