Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick for Chelsea in their win over Cardiff on Saturday. Maurizio Sarri has backed Eden to win Golden Boot and says he was told to attack midfielder so he can score 40 goals this season.
Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick goal in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over to the Caradif city. This match was held on Saturday to take his tally to 5 goals in 5 matches this season.
In the last season Golden Boot was won by LiverPool’s Mohammad Salah, who scored 32 Premier League goals with Tottenham’s Harry Kane second on 30.
Eden Hazard has 5 goals in 5 games in the league of this season, he scored 12 goals in 34 matches in the last campaign Eden record total in a league season was the 20 goals he scored for Lillie in Ligue 1 in 2011-2012, but Maurizio Sarri has faith that the 27 years old man can double that haul this campaign.
Asked if Eden can win the Golden Boot, Maurizio Sarri said: “ I think so. We have spoken and i told him he can score 40 goals. He has to improve some thing and but he can do it.”
Eden Hazard is agreed with him, Maurizio Sarri said,”if you have seen in Saturday match, then i think so, ”
While Eden inspired Chelsea to a comfortable to win over Cardiff at Stamford bridge, it was not all pain sailing for the blues as Sol Bamba put the Welsh side ahead in the first half.
Highlights of Chelsea match 4-1
Cardiff boss Neil said that after the match that he felt Chelsea may be struggle against the top sides in the league and Maurizio agreed with his counterpart.
“I think he is right, because we are very dangerous in the defensive phase, we need to improve there,”
he said.”But i think we can do it. I think it is very normal in that period, we have some defensive problems. we can cope the problems with the quality in or offensive, but not in the defensive phase.”
Maurizio Sarri agreed with Neilwhen the Cardiff boss said Chelsea needed to improve to compete with the best teams.
“I have to mange in the better for the defensive phase and the players have to understand that.
“I think my opinion in this moment, two teams, Liverpool and Manchester City are better than us. We have to improve step by step.
“My target is to become the best team in England in one year, 18 months. That’s the target.”