Eden Hazard: Beating Man United and Arsenal to Premier League title was so sweet

Eden Hazard explained that winning the league title with Chelsea was so special because it was his first in England.

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The Blues ended the season with an impressive unbeaten home record that helped the club finish 12 points ahead of nearest rivals Arsenal, and a whopping 17 points in front of Manchester United.

And the Belgian international, speaking with the Daily Express, has revealed that the difficulty of navigating a Premier League campaign only served to make their success even sweeter.

“When you win this league it means so much because we all know how difficult it is,” Hazard said.

“It was the first time I’ve won it, I won the title in France but in England it’s so much tougher.

“In every game you have to fight until the end so it’s not the same feeling.

“I respect every team but this season we were the best. When you go on holiday and you can say you are the champions it’s an enjoyable feeling.

“It would have been better if I’d scored the penalty against Crystal Palace but that’s okay, a goal is a goal, it doesn’t matter how you score. When you get the trophy it’s very satisfying.”

Hazard personally enjoyed a strong campaign, in which he picked up an impressive 19 goals 52 appearances across all competitions.

His performances were rewarded by picking up the PFA Player of the Season award, as well as being named the Premier League Player of the Year.

The 24-year-old will be lining up for Belgium this weekend to take on Wales as his side look to secure their passage into the European Championships in France next year.

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