Borussia Dortmund, like Atletico Madrid, is one of the few teams in Europe or that have had the privilege of housing“classic” strikers within their ranks; strikers that deliver both in tactical roles as well as important goals.

Lewandoski started out there during Jurgen Klopp’sreignas the Pole was not shy to show what he could do with his frame and his keen goal poaching sense. It wasn’t long before perennial bundesliga star-poachers him to Munich. That marriage has by the way yielded 77 goals in 96competitive matches over the course of 3 seasons.

The Borussen were however – after initially struggling to fill the hole left behind by the six foot one – able to landShaktarDonesk’sAubameyang. The Gabonese turned out to be another world class poacher in his own right and even topped this season’s bundesliga goal scoring chart with another former Borussia Dortmund player not too far behind in the second spot – Lewandoski. Continue reading BALLOTELLI TO DORTMUND BETTER BE A JOKE

Hazard back in form

Eden Hazard has recovered his good form under Antonio Conte.

The Belgium international is back to his best, and this can be clearly seen on the pitch. Eden Hazard has been far from his good form last season where he enjoyed his poorest season in the Premier League. He was far from the player that was voted PFA Player of the Year.

However, it appears that the player has managed to recover under the Italian manager and seems to be playing better on the pitch. According to some pundits, this is mainly to the change of formation that has been carried out by the Italian manager.

Indeed, Eden Hazard is given more freedom in the new 3-4-3 formation that is favored by Antonio Conte. This means that the playmaker is free to play on the wings or more centrally where he can influence the play better. Eden Hazard is also more open to shooting on goals, and this has resulted in four goals this season. This is not bad especially when you know that the player only managed four goals for the whole of last campaign.
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Belgian left winger, Eden Hazard, is set to continue with his place at Stamford Bridge despite his disappointing season at Chelsea. They player won the won the prestigious PFA Young Player of the Year award in the 2013/2014 season with The Blues before going on to win the very coveted PFA Player of the Year award.

This season the Belgian rising star has experienced a shambolic season and it is testament to how far he has fallen that many Chelsea fans wouldn’t be too sad to see him leave Stamford Bridge. The player’s influence used to be very heavy in games and this helped them lift the English Premier League just last season. This season he doesn’t even have a Premier League goal to his name. He didn’t score in the UEFA Champions League as well until they were knocked out by PSG. So far, he has only two FA cup goals this season and they remain his total goals in all competitions this season for Chelsea.

The talented player signed from French club, LOSC Lille in 2012/2013 season played 5 years of impressive football at the French outfit before his 40 million Euros move to the Bridge. During the last summer, after his performance, Real Madrid and PSG were interested in signing the player but with his current run, they will surely think twice before going ahead with any deal. Continue reading EDEN HAZARD READY TO CONTINUE AT STAMFORD BRIDGE