Real Madrid's Hazard admits 'bad' debut season amid injury problems

Tanya Simon
March 26, 2020

The 29-year-old agreed a move to the Spanish capital last June after seven successful campaigns at Chelsea, during which time he won two Premier Leagues, a pair of UEFA Europa League titles and a PFA Players' Player of the Year award.

The Belgium global moved to the Bernabeu for a fee that could rise to £130m, but has been limited to just 15 appearances due to several injuries.

Real Madrid's marquee off-season signing Eden Hazard admits he's flopped in his first season at the club since leaving Chelsea.

Hazard discussed when he would potentially be back in action for Real Madrid and the effect of the coronavirus on LaLiga, as well as his first season at the Bernabéu, which has been affected by a series of injuries. It was a season of adaptation.

Hazard has only managed one goal and five assists from 15 appearances in all competitions and recognises he has not been at his best.

"I'll be judged on the second one".

It's a great group of players, I've met a lot of new people.

Wimbledon May Be Postponed Or Canceled Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
The men's and women's tours are now suspended until June 7, which includes the entire clay-court campaign. Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon in 2019. "The single most important consideration is one of public health".

"It's up to me to be in good shape next year".

"I'd hoped to be fit [for the Euros] so it's a bit disappointing that they've been postponed", Hazard added.

'I'm not saying I can't catch it, but I'm inside the house, nobody's coming, we can't see anyone, ' he said.

"I think it is hard for the fans because they want to see an global tournament every summer, for them it is a shame". I'm a little afraid, like everyone else, but I'm especially afraid of transmitting it to others; that's the most troubling thing.

"But I also think that there are priorities in life that forced us to cancel".

"We have to take care of ourselves". I am concerned about weaker people, who have more problems'.

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