Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata picks former Chelsea colleague Eden Hazard as the Premier League’s best-ever player.
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has actually picked former Chelsea colleague Eden Hazard as the Premier League’s best-ever player.
The duo played together at Stamford Bridge for 2 years prior to Mata’s departure to the Red Devils in 2014, while Hazard signed up 110 goals in 352 games for Chelsea prior to transferring to Real Madrid last summer.
Regardless of dealing with injuries during his maiden campaign in the Spanish capital, Mata has actually fasted to applaud the Belgian’s quality.
Speaking during a Q&A with fans on the official United website, Mata stated: “The very best Premier League player … I imply, I utilized to enjoy to play with, and against, Eden Hazard.
” For me, for several years, he was the very best in theleague He might win games by himself. I utilized to train with him and I understand how great he can be.
” He has actually been very unfortunate in his time with Real Madrid with some injuries, however I make certain he’ll show his real level when he’s in shape to do that and he’s not hurt.
” Besides him, we have actually had lots of players. You can discuss the history of the Premier League and you can perhaps put a few of my ex-team- mates like Wayne Rooney – he needs to be up there.
“ Ryan Giggs needs to be up there, and Paul Scholes My ex-team- mates from Chelsea: [Frank] Lampard, [John] Terry, [Didier] Drogba. It’s very tough to choose one.”
Mata chalked up 33 goals in 135 appearances for Chelsea in between 2011 and 2014.