They started the season on a high note and ended it in the same frequency. Chelsea on Sunday afternoon, needing just three points to be crowned champions, won at home against Crystal Palace and secured the premier league trophy.
It comes as no surprise though that the team of the year is loaded with Chelsea players. With the immense work they put in this season, it’s a good “well done” to the players, coach and club in its entirety.
With the season coming to an end and Chelsea on the brink of winning the Premier League, the award ceremony for individual awards held yesterday. Chelsea’s attacking midfielder and Belgian international, Eden Hazard, who was nominated for the PFA player of the year and PFA young player of the year
Chelsea Manager, Jose Mourinho, on Friday said that none of his players have returned from their international duty with injury, adding that those who have fitness problems have recovered. The Chelsea boss made known the clean bill of health for his squad at his pre-match media conference.
According to Chelsea defender, Cesar Azpilicueta, he believes teammate Eden Hazard can attain the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and win the Ballon d’or. The 24-year old Chelsea man has scored 14 goals and has 8 assists in 33 appearances this season.