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10 Oct 2019, 00:06 IST
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Actual Madrid ahead Eden Hazard

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has dismissed considerations about Eden Hazard being obese at Actual Madrid.

A report in Sport in July claimed Hazard was seven kilograms too heavy when he joined up with the Madrid squad for pre-season responsibility.

The Belgium star has discovered it tough to kick-start his profession in LaLiga since becoming a member of from Chelsea within the switch window, solely scoring his first purpose for the membership in final weekend’s 4-2 defeat of Granada.

Martinez, although, doesn’t imagine Hazard’s bodily situation is a selected concern given the expertise he has.

“He’s a very calm individual, not somebody who appears to be like for particular person glory,” he informed Deportes Cuatro.”Whether or not he is carrying weight or not, Hazard can break previous and unsettle defences and make a distinction.

“His innate expertise does not rely upon whether or not his weight is that this or that.”

Martinez additionally spoke in defence of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

The 27-year-old was taken off at half-time of the 2-2 Champions League draw with Membership Brugge with what Madrid described as a abdomen drawback.

The membership was pressured to disclaim Courtois had develop into ailing on account of anxiousness, having conceded twice to Brugge within the first half to compound a tough run of type at membership stage.

Martinez says Courtois continues to be recovering from sickness and insists he’s the world’s greatest in his place.

“It wasn’t true that he had anxiousness,” Martinez stated.”He’s nonetheless feeling the results of a abdomen bug and must regain a kilogram or two. That is what can occur with a abdomen bug.

“He’s a participant who dreamed of taking part in for Actual Madrid from a younger age and he is able to outline an period there. I’m satisfied that he’s the most effective goalkeeper on this planet.”

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