Chelsea’s oscillations this season has been calling a lot of attention. The bad matches took Maurizio Sarri’s team (which was undefeated in the first 11 rounds of the Premier League) to the fourth place and Arsenal and Manchester United are only three points behind them. Eden Hazard’s season has been good so far. With good numbers, the Belgian winger has been an important player for Sarri. Even so, the Italian coach understands that Hazard does not have the leadership profile that the Blues need
“He is more of an individual player than a leader. He is very important to us, of course. He can win a match in two minutes, up to one minute. He is one of the bests in the world, but at this moment he is not a leader,” Sarri said.
Hazard has been involved in a lot of speculation about a Stamford Bridge exit heading to Real Madrid. The player himself has already expressed his desire to play for the Spanish giant. Still, Sarri says he does not know how the negotiation for contract renewal is.
“There isn’t any news. I know that he is discussing this with the club, but I do not know anything at the moment. I think he still didn’t decide if he wants to stay or wants to go on a new experience at another club. I don’t know the exact situation, but I think that Eden doesn’t know what to chose,” said Maurizio
Chelsea hosted Tottenham Hotspur for the second round of the semi-final of the Carabao Cup this Thursday (24). In the first clash, the Spurs won 1-0. On the second match, Chelsea was able to get a 2-1 win and the penalties solved the things. 4-2 to Chelsea and now the Blues will have to face Manchester City on the final. Hazard scored for the home team in this important match, giving them the chance to continue in the competition. Maybe, if he shows Sarri what he is made off, the coach will change his mind and see the great player – and leader – that he has by his side.