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Chelsea's cheeky genius might wreck Reds' league dream

If, as we all expect, Eden Hazard will soon transfer from Chelsea to Real Madrid, the Premier League will lose a pocket genius.

Last Monday, he dodged and he danced through the entire West Ham defence to score a goal that just might be the best, he, the purist, has struck in his seven years at Stamford Bridge.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 14, 2019, with the headline 'Chelsea's cheeky genius might wreck Reds' league dream'. Print Edition | Subscribe