Jermaine Jenas: ‘Eden Hazard is too good for this Chelsea team’

‘Eden Hazard is too good for this Chelsea team’: Jermaine Jenas believes Belgium star was best player on the pitch despite Tottenham win

  • A Harry Kane goal has given Tottenham the edge over Chelsea in the cup semi
  • Eden Hazard was still the stand out player for Chelsea, despite the 1-0 defeat 
  • Jermaine Jenas believes that Hazard is too good to play for the current team 

Matt Porter For Mailonline

Tottenham Hotspur defeated Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final on Tuesday night. 

After a VAR decision, Spurs were awarded a penalty, which Harry Kane converted with his usual calmness. 

However it was Chelsea who had the lion’s share of possession, with Eden Hazard pulling the strings, as he has become accustomed to doing in this team.

Chelsea were defeated by Tottenham 1-0 in the Carabao Cup, but Eden Hazard still impressed

Chelsea were defeated by Tottenham 1-0 in the Carabao Cup, but Eden Hazard still impressed

However Jermaine Jenas says that Eden Hazard is too good to play in the current Chelsea team

However Jermaine Jenas says that Eden Hazard is too good to play in the current Chelsea team

Former Tottenham player Jermaine Jenas had no doubts that Hazard was the best player on the pitch, but his words he used may worry some Chelsea fans.

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live after the match, Jenas said: ‘How good has Hazard been tonight? Demanding the ball, going by players. 

‘I never thought I would say it, but he’s too good for this Chelsea team.’

It was a disappointing loss for Chelsea, who had 58% of possession and 17 shots on goal. However, with only five of those being on target, questions were raised once again about their lack of a world class striker. 

He's Chelsea's star man, but will he be waving goodbye to Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid?

He’s Chelsea’s star man, but will he be waving goodbye to Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid?

Hazard and Callum Hudson-Odoi were the highlights for Chelsea, but with Bayern Munich after the youngster, and with the Belgian not exactly keeping his desire to play for Real Madrid a secret, Chelsea supporters are starting to have some concerns.

Tottenham were aware of Chelsea’s star man too. Eden Hazard won seven of Chelsea’s 10 free kicks on the night, the highest number of times he’s been fouled in a single game so far this season.  


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