FIFA 16 predictions: Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard – Chelsea & Belgium
FIFA 15 Rating – 88
Predicted FIFA 16 Rating – 90
Eden Hazard has enjoyed an outstanding season with Chelsea as they claimed their 4th Premier League title. Hazard was in sparkling form throughout the season, scoring 14 goals and supplying nine assists in 38 league appearances. Hazard carried his league form into Europe also, scoring three goals and supplying two assists in seven Champions League games. Playing on the left side for Chelsea as an attacking midfielder Hazard has tormented defences all season. With fantastic pace and outstanding technical ability, Hazard is currently one of the best talents in European football and despite his small size, he is strong on the ball and has become accustomed to the tough defending style of many Premier League teams. As a reflection on how he is viewed by his peers, Hazard was awarded the PFA Player of the Year for 2015 – an award voted for by his fellow professionals.
Hazard has made 56 international appearances for Belgium and scored 7 goals. Belgium will be looking to Hazard to inspire them at Euro 2016 next season.
At still only 24, Hazard has the world at his feet and has the potential to become one the games greats. Chelsea fans will be looking forward to seeing him in action again next season as they look to retain their Premier League title and chase Champions League glory.