Hazard reveals his verdict on £58m Chelsea replacement Pulisic

Date published: Saturday 27th July 2019 3:26

Real Madrid and Belgium winger Eden Hazard has offered his take on his replacement at Chelsea, Christian Pulisic.

Chelsea paid £58m to bring the American international winger to Stamford Bridge in January, but they immediately loaned him back out to former side Borussia Dortmund.

Having made his Chelsea debut in a friendly loss to Kawasaki Frontale, and then appearing in a win over Barcelona, Pulisic has started to catch the eye of fans eager to see their new investment in action.

Following in the footsteps of Hazard – who finally completed a €100m move to Real Madrid this summer – will be no easy task, but Pulisic has now received a glowing reception from the man he has been brought in to replace.

“He can be one of the best in the future for sure,” Hazard told The Associated Press. “He can be [a star]. Now he’s at one of the best clubs in the world.

“He’s a proper player. He can play football.”

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