Eden Hazard's Top 5 Moments at Chelsea

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To mark a year to the day since Eden Hazard played his final game for the club in Baku, we've taken a trip down memory lane to rank his top 5 moments in Chelsea blue.

5. THAT goal against Spurs...

​You know which game we're referring to - 'the Battle of the Bridge'.

In one of the most fiery and fiercely-contested London derbies in Premier League history, Spurs had raced into a 2-0 lead, knowing that they had to win to keep the pressure on Leicester City at the top. However, goals from Gary Cahill and an absolute stunner from Hazard shattered the slim chance Mauricio Pochettino's men had of winning the Premier League title; handing the trophy to the Foxes in the process.

In all, it was an extremely disappointing season for both the Blues who finished 10th, and Hazard, but he was still able to remind us all of his class with this goal – made all the more sweeter by the hurt it caused our London rivals.

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4. Winning PFA Young Player of the Year in his second season

After taking one season to adapt to the relentless pace of the ​Premier League, Hazard began to showcase his incredible ability on a regular basis in his second term, and was duly awarded with the PFA Young Player of the Year award for his efforts during the 2013/14 season.

The flying winger had a stunning season, registering 14 goals and nine assists, which included his first-ever Premier League hat-trick against Newcastle, and a brace in a 4-3 thriller away to Sunderland. This performance was described by Jose Mourinho, Chelsea manager at the time, as his best performance of the season.

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3. Winning the Premier League & PFA Player of the Year 

The following season, the Belgian continued on an upward trajectory, inspiring the Blues to a first Premier League title since 2010. His contributions were acknowledged once more as her scooped yet another individual award- this time the main PFA prize.

Producing more stunning figures of 14 goals and 10 assists, the 2014/15 campaign marked the first time that people began to truly believe that Hazard was right up there with the world's very best players.

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2. Winning his second Premier League title in 2016/17

After registering just four goals and four assists in the 2015/16 season, Hazard was back to his usual extremely high standards in Antonio Conte's debut season in English football, providing 16 goals as the main man in the forward line.

The Italian took hold of the wheel and steered the Blues to yet another Premier League title, with his iconic 3-4-3 formation proving an instant success. 

The pick of the Belgian magician's goals in that season was undoubtedly the jaw-dropping solo effort he conjured up against Arsenal at the Bridge. Hazard received the ball in midfield and drove at the Arsenal defence - leaving Francis Coquelin spinning and falling to the ground. He continued his run as he danced past Laurent Koscielny, before coolly slotting home past Blues legend Petr Cech.

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1. Winning the Europa League in His Final Game for Chelsea

And just like the saying goes, he saved his best for last.

Prior to the 2018/19 Europa League final, it was pretty common knowledge that Hazard would be heading to Real Madrid. However, he was desperate to win one more trophy before he left for Spain, and of course it would be Arsenal that were the side who stood in his way.

On the night it was no contest, as the Blues thumped the Gunners 4-1, with Hazard bagging a brace and putting in a man of the match performance.

A perfect way to say goodbye.