Eden Hazard has been crowned the PFA Player of the Year.
The Chelsea winger was tipped by most of win the award after a storming season in the top flight for the Premier League’s most likely champions.
Hazard beat Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho, Harry Kane, David De Gea and Diego Costa to claim the prestigious prize.
Despite playing on the left-hand side, Hazard has found the net on 13 occasions during the league campaign, while also laying on a number of assists.
Pundits left, right and centre have been lauding Hazard in recent weeks, with Graeme Souness even saying that he is elusive in the same way that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are.
Hazard has scored 13 goals in the Premier League and assisted another eight – form which has seen him rewarded with one of the game’s top accolades
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