Eden Hazard is the Premier League's best player - Ander Herrera

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Eden Hazard was Chelsea’s top goal-scorer in the Premier League this season with 12-goals

Eden Hazard was Chelsea's top goal-scorer in the Premier League this season with 12-goals.

The Blues must bounce back following their fifth-place finish, and long-term Real Madrid target Hazard, whose current deal expires in 2020, has said: "I'm waiting for new players next season".

"I'm waiting for new players next season", said Hazard.

However, Herrera who is preparing to face Hazard this Saturday as Jose Mourinho's men take on Antonio Conte's side in the FA Cup final at Wembley, believes the Belgium global should still be considered the Premier League's best player.

Chelsea FC will aim to end the season on a positive note by beating Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday evening.

Manchester United star Ander Herrera has played down the importance of his man-marking role on Eden Hazard and says the Red Devils can stop the Belgian in the FA Cup final by working collectively. But Hazard quickly put that deal on ice making it clear that whilst he'd like to stay at Chelsea, if no progress is made in the form of some new signings, he'll happily consider taking his services elsewhere.

He has been hugely disappointed with missing out on next season's Champions League, after Chelsea went from champions a year ago to fifth-place. And if Madrid come calling for Hazard, they would represent a tempting proposition for the 27-year-old. But, for me in my mind, I'm here. "He has some special abilities that I think he hasn't trained them, because you can not train them, you just have them".

You know. We'll see. I have one week to play now. We have not qualified for the Champions League, so this season has been bad. "But one thing is for sure is I'm happy here", he said.

"We're Chelsea. We need trophies", Hazard said. "A lot of things, then we will see".

The Belgium global has until 2020 to run on his current deal at Stamford Bridge, but with the Blues out of the UEFA Champions League next season, speculation will gather pace regarding a potential transfer. "You never know what's happening for the season". So, we will give everything.

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