Eden Hazard makes open admission to Chelsea FC fans
The Chelsea FC star admits he is struggling with tiredness
Eden Hazard has revealed that he feels “tired” after a demanding 2018 for the Chelsea FC star.
The Belgium international played in 52 games last season, starting 48 times and coming off the bench on nine occasions in four different competitions.
Hazard finished his club campaign with 18 goals and 12 assists to underline his continued importance to the west London side following his move from Lille in 2012.
He was given little time to recover from an arduous season as Hazard was handed the captain’s armband for Belgium’s World Cup campaign under Roberto Martinez.
Hazard netted six times and made three assists in six outings in the World Cup to help the Red Devils reach the semi-finals before losing to France.
Martinez’s side did end the tournament on a high note with a 2-0 victory over England in the third-place playoff.
The 27-year-old has remained a key figure at the Blues in the new Premier League season despite the change of management after Maurizio Sarri replaced Antonio Conte.
The Chelsea FC number 10 netted six times in his opening seven games before an injury halted his superb momentum for the west London side.
However, Hazard returned to the starting line up on Sunday for the visit of Everton but the Belgian star couldn’t help to create the winner.
And the Chelsea FC star admitted his summer exploits are starting to take a toll on his body.
“Believe me, I am tired!” Hazard is quoted as saying by talkSPORT.
“But I think I’m in good condition to play.
“Last year I got an injury with my ankle for three months. So that’s why I’m fresh now.
“And when you are happy on the pitch you can try some things. I’m just enjoying myself.”
Hazard has won two Premier League titles, the Europa League, the FA Cup and the League Cup since his move to Chelsea FC from Lille in 2012.
The only blemish on his record is the lack of a Champions League winner’s medal and Chelsea FC haven’t managed to reach the European Cup final since his arrival.
The Blues are in third place in the Premier League table and four points adrift of Manchester City after their 0-0 stalemate with Everton at the weekend.