Hazard v Wales

TO GIVE REST TO BENZEMA

Madrid evaluates new functions for Hazard in attack

Published:1/07/2022 - 17:52h

Updated:1/07/2022 - 17:52h

Eden Hazard could be called upon to take Karim Benzema's place when the Frenchman cannot be present on the pitch. The coaching staff are optimistic about his recovery after the last surgery

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Faithful to the promise that did him to the fans of the Real Madrid after the obtaining of the fourteenth Champions, Eden Hazard wants to go back to shine as it did it in Chelsea and in the selection of Belgium, a wish that has seen frustrated by the injuries and his eventual complications. Now, it could assume a new role in the eleven of Carlo Ancelotti.

The Italian is conscious that the season 2022-23 will have an atypical calendar with the dispute of the Glass of the World between November and December, by what will have to take care very well to his key pieces. One of them, beyond all doubt, is Karim Benzema, the one who was vital for the whites in the season 2021-22 and is one of the firm candidates to win the Balloon of Gold.

In accordance with the newspaper 'Ace', the Belgian could fulfil with the function of 'false 9', being the ideal spare for the French. From the technical body keeps the optimism with Hazard, that comes to subject to a new surgical procedure in which it has extracted him plate of osteosíntesis that was in his right fibula, possibly one of the causes of his constant annoyances.

Of this way, would leave to situate by the left band, of which has adueñado Vinicius Jr., whereas the right is used to to be of Rodrygo. In consequence, would situate in the centre of the attack when the injuries or the technical body decide to give rest to Benzema, the main offensive referent of the whites. Likewise, the club has to solve other pending subjects like the exit of Marco Asensio.

Other data in favour of Hazard

To occupy finally the position of leading centre, would not be the first time for Eden Hazard. As 'Transfermarkt', have been 30 the presentations of the Belgian like ariete, signing a total of nine goals and giving eight assistances. On the other hand, from 'Olocip', his presence in the field would suppose an average of 0,35 goals by party assuming this new role.

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