Madrid assess new duties for Hazard in attack

True to the promise he made to Real Madrid supporters after obtaining the fourteenth Champion, Eden Hazard wants to go back to shine as he did at Chelsea and in the selection of Belgium, a wish that has been frustrated by injuries and its possible complications. Now he could take on a new role in Carlo Ancelotti’s eleven.

The Italian is aware that the 2022-23 season will have an atypical calendar with the World Cup dispute between November and December, which will have to take very good care of its key pieces. One of them, without a doubt, is Karim Benzema, the one who was vital for the whites in the 2021-22 season and is one of the candidate firms to win the Ballon d’Or.

According to ‘Ace’ newspaper, the Belgian could fulfill the function of ‘false 9’, being the perfect replacement for the Frenchman. Technical body keeps optimism with Hazardwho submits to a new surgery in which he extracted the osteosynthesis plate that was in his right fibula, perhaps one of the causes of his constant troubles.

This way, it would leave to be placed by the left band, of which Vinicius Jr. has bespoke, whereas the right usually is of Rodrygo. Consequently, would be in the center of the attack when the injured or the technical body decide to give Benzema a rest, the main attacking referent of the Whites. Likewise, the club need to resolve other pending issues like Marco Asensio’s exit.

Other data in favor of Hazard

Finally occupying the position of first center, would not be the first time for Eden Hazard. As “Transfermarkt”, were 30 presentations of the Belgian as ariete, signing a total of nine goals and providing eight assists. On the other hand, since ‘Olocip’, his presence on the field would suppose an average of 0.35 goals per part assuming this new role.