The situation of Eden Hazard at Real Madrid is a strange one. We all know what he was once capable of but we have never been able to see it in the Royal White jersey. Injuries have played their part in making his Spanish journey difficult and even though he seems to be fully fit and recovered now, it might just be a bit too late.
Carlo Ancelotti aiming to play him as a false nine looks less like an innovative idea and more like the only way the Belgian gets some playing time. When you’re on as big a contract as Hazard, you should be playing regularly. Technically, you should be starting every week but that is not expected to happen anytime soon and therefore the next best thing is cameo appearances off the bench. Continue reading