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Hazard admits his first season at Madrid was “bad”

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Eden Hazard was straight to the point when describing his first season at Real Madrid, he has one word for it, “bad.”

Eden Hazard has endured nothing short of a nightmare debut season at the Santiago Bernabeu and Real Madrid.

He arrived after the summer and was not in optimum physical condition.

Then Belgian struggled for form, as well as picking up a couple of niggling injuries.

Then after a spell on the sidelines, his return to action was short-lived after sustaining an ankle fracture that all but ended his season.

His form has been far from what was expected from a player that cost well over 100 million Euros.

In an interview with Belgian network RTBF, he admits this season has not been good for him, but he will use it to make next season better.

Hazard said:

“My first season at Madrid is bad, but not everything is bad.”

“It is an adaptation season. I will be judged in the second. It is up to me to be in good shape next year.”

“The group is good, I have met new people. For me, it is a great experience. I still have four years of the contract, I hope to be in good shape.”

The delay to the season following the postponement of the league may work in Hazards’ favor. This allowed him extra time to get fit for the last ten games.