Some Chelsea fans hail international display of reported attacking target

‘Really sharp’: Some Chelsea fans hail 30-year-old’s display for his country, Blues linked last month

Real Madrid attacker Eden Hazard was in action on Saturday night for his country Belgium – and some Chelsea fans on Twitter were left hailing his individual performance. 

Hazard, 30, was sold by Chelsea to Spanish giants Madrid over two years ago. However, he remains as popular a figure as ever with the Stamford Bridge faithful. 

The Belgian trickster won six pieces of silverware with the Blues, scoring 110 goals in 352 appearances. 

Hazard’s troubles at the Bernabeu are well documented, though.

Unfortunately, he’s had a poor injury record and found it difficult to get anywhere near his best on the pitch for them. The left-winger is out of favour during his third season with Madrid, failing to score in 11 appearances so far.

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Belgian revival? 

For Hazard, he got some much-needed minutes under his belt at the weekend in Belgium’s 3-1 victory at home to Estonia. 

The forward played just over an hour after starting the World Cup qualifier. 

He showed some really lively moments with the ball at his feet, albeit he did spurn a one-on-one opportunity. 

The ex-Chelsea favourite hasn’t had any consistent form since leaving London, but there are signs of his old self whenever he plays for his country.

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Chelsea fans want Hazard back

A selection of Blues supporters on social media saw enough against Estonia to say they want Hazard back.

The trickster was linked with a return to the Bridge last month.

According to ESPN in October, Madrid have sounded out several clubs in England over January interest in Hazard. The report says Chelsea and Newcastle United are alerted to his situation, but it’s unclear on the extent right now.

Here are some Chelsea fans reacting to Hazard’s Saturday performance: 

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Dom is a Chelsea supporter who has worked in online publishing for more than six years. Graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016, he now writes exclusively for The Chelsea Chronicle covering news, analysis and match coverage. He enjoys the dream position of writing about his boyhood club, which seems to be involved in more drama every single day than an episode of The Bill. Aside from his love for Chelsea, he supports and follows the England cricket team. He also fancies himself as the Sunday League version of Michael Essien.