Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has reacted by saying that Eden Hazard as the ‘best player in Europe’ after his hat-trick helped his side to a 4-1 an emphatic victory over Cardiff City.
Premier League new boy shock everyone after taking took the lead at Stamford Bridge through Sol Bamba as the 27-year-old Belgium international scored twice in seven minutes before half-time.
Hazard completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot before Willian added a fourth for Chelsea, who maintained their 100% start to the Premier League season.
Asked whether Hazard is the best player in the Premier League, Sarri said: “Maybe. ‘I thought he was one of the best players in Europe, but now I change my mind.
“He is the best.
Chelsea have started a Premier League season with five straight wins for the first time since 2010.