Eden Hazard has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season so far and Joe Cole believes that he should be rewarded, in the near future, by winning the Ballon d’Or.
The former Blues player believes that Hazard has everything needed to win this highly-valued individual award and he is certain that he will be one of the main contenders in the years to come.
Cole spoke about Hazard’s skills as he said, according to Goal:
“All the English players. [Steven] Gerrard, Frank [Lampard], JT [John Terry], Wazza [Wayne Rooney].”
“Then you have the foreign players, [Arjen] Robben, Hazard; I could go on forever. But you realise you’re playing with absolute geniuses.”
“If my life depended on it and I had to pick one I still think it is Hazard is the best I’ve played with.”
“He was 19 in France and he was just so talented. I look at players and try to break them down into what they’ve got and he just had everything.”
“I think he’ll go on to become the Ballon d’Or winner at some point, he’s that good.”