Eden Hazard admits that he struggled for champions Real Madrid in the debut season after a big money move
‘I have definitely had the worst season of my career individually’: Eden Hazard admits he struggled for champions Real Madrid in the debut season after switching money from Chelsea last year
- Eden Hazard transferred from Chelsea to Real Madrid for £ 88 million last summer
- The Belgian expected a lot, but has injuries in Spain
- The 29-year-old played only 16 times in the league for Zinedine Zidane
- Despite Hazard, Los Blancos still struggled to become champions of LaLiga
Eden Hazard admitted that his first season for LaLiga champions Real Madrid was the worst of his career, having failed to impress since his big money move from Chelsea last summer.
The Belgian’s move to the Spanish giants was the most notable move last summer after ending an eight-year period with the Blues to move to Spain for £ 88 million, potentially rising to £ 150 million.
After much anticipation of the mercurial winger, it has been a tough season for him, where injuries have limited him to just 16 league games.
Eden Hazard has admitted that his first season for Real Madrid has been the worst so far
Despite not being able to call the 29-year-old for much of the season, Zinedine Zidane’s Real were still confirmed as LaLiga champions for the first time in three years this season.
But despite being able to add a league title to his medal collection, Hazard gave a personal verdict on his season.
“This year we collectively won this league title, but I have definitely had the worst season of my career individually,” said Hazard France Info.
The Belgian sealed a large money movement last summer, but is suffering injuries this season
In that 16 times Hazard has appeared in the league, he has only one lonely goal and six assists to show for it.
The French manager has managed to make the most of this Real Madrid without the influence of Hazard, who was signed to replace Cristiano Ronaldo after leaving 2018 to join Juventus.
Despite Hazard playing a minor role, Real Madrid were crowned champions of LaLiga
Hazard says the success that Zidane has achieved in Madrid this season shows how he is starting to reach the highs as a manager, just as he did as a player.
“We all know Zidane as a player, he was the best. As a coach, we don’t even have to describe him anymore. He has shown in just a few years that he is already one of the best coaches, ”added Hazard.
The 29-year-old has praised manager Zidane for winning their first league title in three years
“As a coach, he is just like when he was a player. He is a simple person who knows how to say things at the right time. He trusts his players and his players trust him, that’s why it works. ‘
Los Blancos were confirmed as champions after a 2-1 win allowed them to wrestle the title of rivals Barcelona, who fell to a shocking defeat at home to Osasuna.