Chelsea new boy Eden Hazard takes hard knocks of the Premier League
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Eden Hazard insists he has no fears about playing in England. The Belgium forward made a fine Premier League debut for Chelsea on Sunday with two assists in the first seven minutes of the 2-0 win at Wigan. The Latics resorted to tough measures to stop the £32m signing, with captain Gary Caldwell booked for a late challenge.
But Hazard insisted it was no worse than he suffered playing for Lille or against Manchester City in last weekend's Community Shield. "I already had a taste of these kind of tackles in the Community Shield," he said. "I was kicked quite a bit in the first half against Wigan but, in France, it was already like that for me."
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