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Eden Hazard agreed terms to sign for Chelsea in June 2012 from Lille in France, where he had played since 2005.
A double player of the year in France’s Ligue 1, and one of the most highly-coveted players in Europe at the time he joined the Blues, expectations were understandably high for Hazard’s first season in London.
A nomination for the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year award, as well as a place in the Premier League Team of the Season, suggested he had matched those expectations, and more. His second season was even better as he finished our top goalscorer as well as the Chelsea Player of the Year. He was also named PFA Young Player of the Year.
Hazard was part of the Belgium side which reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and when he returned to Stamford Bridge he went on to enjoy an even more memorable season, starring in the Premier League-winning campaign…