Last season, Eden Hazard endured arguably the most difficult time of his career. After a brilliant 2014/15 campaign, the Belgian failed to replicate the qualities that earned him the PFA Player of the Year award. Hazard’s struggles led to him being dropped by manager Jose Mourinho in October, with Mourinho’s replacement Gus Hiddink then describing 

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Charles’ latest “The Mind of Conte” column. Any Chelsea fan watching the home game vs Burnley would have gone away from it buzzing with excitement. This was the most comprehensive performance we’ve seen in over a season. While all players deserved to be praised for the overall performance, two of them stood out to me: 

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Eden Hazard’s father, Thierry, has insisted it is “out of the question” that his son will leave Chelsea in the summer. “Eden has a contract until 2020”, he said, presumably in misguided faith that contracts still hold sway in the modern era, and in response to links with Paris St Germain, Hazard senior was clear, 

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There have been many mysteries this season in the Premier League. Leicester leading the table as we head into the final stretch would be the greatest but the form of Eden Hazard, last season’s undisputed best player in the division, would rank pretty close.   Electric 2014/15 campaign, disappointing 2015/16 season The Belgian was electric 

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