Chelsea star Hazard admits he prefers Sarri’s football to Conte and Mourinho’s

first_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Chelsea star Eden Hazard believes Maurizio Sarri helps him to enjoy his football, unlike previous bosses Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.The 27-year-old has two goals and two assists in his opening four games under the new Blues manager and appears to be thriving with his possession-based style of play. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS And the additions of Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic – two accomplished, ball-playing midfielders – appear to have satisfied his wishes.“The big difference is we bring two players – Jorginho and Kovacic – and they are completely different,” he added.“We just try to keep the ball more often and then when we have a chance to score, we need to score.“But when we have more ball we can be more dangerous. We’re playing good football, so we enjoy. I want to keep this momentum.” highlights smart causal After last season’s 1-0 defeat away at Manchester City, Hazard claimed he could’ve played for three hours and not touched the ball, as Conte forced him to chase aerial balls.Mourinho often criticised Hazard for ignoring his defensive responsibilities, but Sarri allows the Belgian to express himself in attacking areas with the ball at his feet.Hazard told Chelsea TV: “I like to have the ball. Not in my own half, but in the last 30 metres.“I like this type of game. It’s completely different than Conte or Mourinho before.“We have more ball so for me it’s not bad.”Hazard, who was heavily-linked with a move to Real Madrid over the summer, previously said he was waiting to see who the club signed before making any decision on his future. Hazard is enjoying life under Sarri How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Sarri encourages Hazard to enjoy his football center_img Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more 2 possible standings MONEY silverware 2 RANKED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade REVEALED impact Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era?last_img read more

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