Frank Sinclair warns Chelsea FC about Eden Hazard situation

Frank Sinclair warns Chelsea FC about becoming too reliant on Eden Hazard this season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Chelsea FC playmaker Eden Hazard Photo: Nike

Frank Sinclair has warned Chelsea FC that they cannot afford to rely on Eden Hazard too much this season.

The Belgian playmaker has been in brilliant form for the Blues so far this season and has been earning plenty of praise for his strong performances for the west London side.

Hazard has so far scored seven goals and made two assists in all competitions for the west London side this season.

He netted the winner to help Chelsea FC beat Liverpool FC 2-1 in the League Cup last month, before scoring the opener against Jurgen Klopp’s men in the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge last weekend.

Hazard was a second-half substitute in the 1-0 Europa League win over Videoton at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night but he didn’t find the net.

The 27-year-old is clearly hitting top gear for the Blues this season, and seems to be finding his very best form under new boss Maurizio Sarri.

However, Sinclair has warned Chelsea FC about becoming too reliant on the former Lille attacker this season.

Speaking to Love Sport Radio, Sinclair said: “My concerns are not with Eden Hazard.

“My concern would be who else is going to chip in with goals.

“When you look at the likes of Man City and Liverpool, they’ve got a strike force that could possibly score 60 goals between them.

“Eden Hazard can’t do that on his own. Giroud isn’t known for scoring 20 goals plus and Morata is finding it very difficult at the minute.

“Pedro will possibly chip in with 15 goals if he has a good season and the same with Willian. So my concerns are not with Hazard.

“He plays a lot of games and he will get his fair share of goals. It’s who else is going to chip in to make them contenders.”

Hazard will be expecting to start for Chelsea FC when the Blues return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon with a trip to Southampton.

The Blues are currently in third place in the Premier League table and two points behind leaders Liverpool FC and Manchester City heading into this weekend’s round of fixtures.

Hazard has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League since his arrival at Chelsea FC from French side Lille back in the summer of 2012.

His current contract is due to expire at the end of next season, so there is likely to be plenty of speculation about his future next year if he doesn’t sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge before then.

The Belgian has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but it remains to be seen whether there is any truth to those rumours or not.

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