Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick for Chelsea in their win over Cardiff on Saturday
Maurizio Sarri has backed Eden Hazard to win the Golden Boot, and says he has told the attacking midfielder he can score 40 goals this season.
Hazard scored a hat-trick in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Cardiff City on Saturday to take his tally to five goals in five matches this season.
Last season’s Golden Boot was won by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, who scored 32 Premier League goals, with Tottenham’s Harry Kane second on 30.
Hazard has five goals in five games in the league this season – he scored 12 goals in 34 matches last campaign
Hazard’s record total in a league season is the 20 goals he scored for Lille in Ligue 1 in 2011/12, but Sarri has faith that the 27-year-old can double that haul this campaign.
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