Chelsea’s 2015/16 was a disaster. The Blues, reigning champions of England, slumped to a midtable finish in a season that saw Jose Mourinho lose his job and question marks surface surrounding the qualities of star players such as Diego Costa and Eden Hazard.
Antonio Conte was parachuted in over the summer after a long search for a manager to lead the Blues, and the Italian’s effect has been profound thus far. Indeed, the London club are currently 3-0 up at home to Everton, with the aforementioned duo both back to their best.
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As the stats show, Costa has been involved in 12 goals already this season, more than any other player in the Premier League, with his haul of nine leaving him as the division’s top scorer.
Eden Hazard’s goals this season have come against:
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Hazard too is on fire, with the Belgian having scored six times in the league, with some of his strikes coming against the champions Leicester, Manchester United and Southampton.