Football fans can get blinded in the frenzy of the transfer market, focusing only on their team’s purchases and forgetting to keep an eye on the dealings of their rivals. What Culture takes a look at who fans of the Premier League can look forward to watching across the board, considering the league’s 10 finest imports this summer.
1. Eden Hazard
The headline signing of the summer, Eden Hazard cost Chelsea £32 million after a drawn out battle for his signature with both Manchester clubs. There’s no doubt that Hazard is a supremely talented footballer that will add a lot to the Premier League; He scored 22 goals and made 16 assists in the last season for Lille, from midfield; while at still only 21 he has already appeared 28 times for the Belgian national team.
Hazard primarily plays as either an attacking midfielder or a winger and his best attributes are his explosive pace and technical ability. He’s a typical diminutive creative midfielder, making up for his lack of stature with sublime control and top notch finishing.
He is the player with the most pressure on him to light up the Premier league, and all the evidence points to him being able to justify his price tag and become a superstar in England.
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