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Jamie Redknapp has hailed Eden Hazard following his impressive start to the 2018/19 season.

Hazard has been top notch for Chelsea thus far in the opening 5 games of the 2018/19 Premier League season and has scored 5 goals for the Blues whilst providing 2 assists.

The Belgian’s hat-trick against Cardiff last season helped shoot Chelsea to the top of the Premier League table on goals difference.

This effectively meant that Maurizio Sarri maintained his 100% start as Chelsea boss.

Therefore, this has prompted Jamie Redknapp to deliver his verdict on how impressive the Belgium international has been this term.

In a chat with Daily Mail, Redknapp said: “If you were choosing a Premier League fantasy team right now, Eden Hazard would be first pick.

“He was unlucky not to be named player of the World Cup. Had Belgium gone all the way, I am sure he would have won that award.

“Some of the things he was doing in Russia were out of this world. I bracket him with Neymar.

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“What has stopped Hazard from becoming the greatest is that he does not have the same killer instinct in front of goal as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.”

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