Register Login Scores

Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

'Eden Hazard Is The Messi Of Tomorrow'

With Eden Hazard reportedly poised for a €100 million (R1.6 billion) move to Real Madrid, a Premier League legend has had his say on the Chelsea superstar, claiming that he will reach Lionel Messi's level in years to come.

Read: How Much Herrera Will Earn At PSG After Man United Exit

The 28-year-old Blues superstar is set to bring an end to his seven-year stay at Stamford Bridge after revealing that he has made a decision on his future and has communicated the decision with Maurizio Sarri's side.

Despite not being able to match the incredible goal-scoring numbers of five-time Ballon d'Or winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi throughout the years, former Liverpool striker Kevin Keegan claims that that Hazard is the "Messi of tomorrow".

Watch: Casillas On Zidane 

"I think Eden Hazard is the best player, 100 per-cent," he told Express.

“He’s the Lionel Messi of tomorrow and he’s almost there now.

Keegan then discussed Hazard’s possible move to Zinedine Zidane’s side and claimed that he would no doubt strengthen Los Blancos.

"I think he will leave Chelsea and probably go to start the revival at Real Madrid.

"He’s still young, can change a game and is the one player who really gets me off my seat.

"When he picks it up, he can go past two or three players and I’d have him above all of the others.”

Hazard has made a total of 51 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions this season, finding the back of the net 19 times and registering 16 assists.

Read: Barcelona Transfer Plans - 10 Players Who Could Leave

Do you think Hazard can reach Messi's level? Have your say in the comments section below.

 

nextarticle

Dybala's Brother Makes Huge Revelation

6 comments

Top 5

Chiefs v Sundowns Postponed For Two Months

148 Dec 12, 2019 12:27 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

20 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

The Best Players In Europe Revealed: CR7 Not in Top 20

39 Dec 09, 2019 01:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pitso: If We Benefitted, It’s About Time

187 Dec 12, 2019 10:52 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Players With Most MOTM Awards Revealed, CR7 Not In Top 20

17 Dec 13, 2019 12:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breaking: Pirates Announce New Coach

203 Dec 10, 2019 12:24 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Highest-Ranked Clubs In The World

10 Dec 10, 2019 02:29 PM in World News

10 Wonderkids Who Didn't Live Up To Expectations At Man Utd

Dec 13, 2019 07:17 PM in Manchester United

Zidane: We'll Eliminate Liverpool!

49 Dec 12, 2019 07:37 AM in Real Madrid

Sundowns Star Leaves Stadium On Crutches

17 Dec 12, 2019 09:18 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

27 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pirates Confirm Injuries To Trio, Update On Another

7 Dec 12, 2019 12:58 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

21 Sep 15, 2019 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Tade’s Emotional Downs Departure Explained

49 Dec 12, 2019 12:06 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns