Andy Robertson says Eden Hazard is the toughest opponent he ever faced in his career – The Scotland international confessed that the Real Madrid star is a hard nut to crack.
Andy Robertson will come up against Hazard when Scotland face Belgium in a Euro 2020 qualifier Andy Robertson has revealed that new Real Madrid signing Eden Hazard has been his most difficult opponent.
The Liverpool left full-back admitted Hazard “is probably the best player in the world right now”. Robertson has played against top forwards including – Leo Messi, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and the rest but none of them have given him as many problems as Hazard.
The 25-year-old will come up against Hazard when Scotland play Belgium in a Euro 2020 qualifier in Brussels.
When asked about Hazard’s and his impending move to Madrid: “Obviously there’s been a lot of speculation about him and I’m sure he’ll be delighted when it’s over the line and he’s done it,” he told reporters. “He’s probably the best player I’ve come up against, on his day, in terms of the Premier League. He deserves his move; he deserves all the plaudits he gets.
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He’s a fantastic player, a world class player and probably one of the best in the world right now. Fair play to him for his move but it all comes back to showing him respect for his ability but trying not to show him too much respect or that we fear him”.
Despite Eden Hazard being acclaimed by some as Chelsea’s all time best player, the Belgian star has been ranked fourth as voted by fans. According to a survey by Ranker, Frank Lampard leads the way, with Didier Drogba and John Terry completing the top three podium.