Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk is confident that Chelsea still have the ‘quality players’ to cope without Eden Hazard this season.
Hazard, 28, brought an end to his seven-year spell at Chelsea by joining Real Madrid this summer in a deal worth an initial £88million which could rise to £130m with add-ons.
The Belgian scored 16 goals and provided 15 assists in the Premier League last term and also found the net twice in Chelsea’s Europa League final victory over Arsenal.
Hazard’s departure would have hit any club hard, but Chelsea’s transfer ban meant Lampard was unable to bring in a replacement for the forward ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. Read more