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It’s scary how similar Daniel Podence is to former Chelsea ace Eden Hazard

It’s scary how similar Daniel Podence is to former Chelsea ace Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard joined Chelsea from Lille in 2012 and he has enthralled fans all around the world. The Chelsea fans loved him and rivals fans would always wonder in admiration if they could have also had an Eden Hazard of their own.

By the sights of it, Wolves fans might have found their own Eden Hazard in Daniel Podence.

In the Wolves vs Leicester game, Daniel Podence dribbled inside the box to bamboozle the defender before outwitting him with a series of shoulder drops shifting from one side to another before delivering the perfect cross inside the box.

One can see why the shimmy inside the box leaving Leicester Youri Tielemans for dead reminds people of Eden Hazard. The resemblance to Hazard is uncanny.

Eden Hazard was one of the finest players to have graced the Premier League in the last decade. His ability on the ball, the ability to keep defenders occupied and create a moment of magic out of nowhere was second to none.

Hazard has over 200 goals and assists for the London club in 352 games and he won two Premier League titles, Europa League and FA Cup before leaving for Madrid.

Injuries have never really let him ace his full abilities at Madrid but he is still fondly remembered by Chelsea and rival fans alike.

Podence came to the scene at Wolves in the 19/20 season and his abilities on the ball were on full display. However, injuries came up as a roadblock in the next season as he missed 19 games due to injury.

He is however back to full fitness having recovered from his injuries and playing a vital role in Wolves’ attempt to compete for a place in the top four finish in the Premier League.

Podence has 3 goals and assists in the Premier League this season and with the kind of quick feet he is back to, there is a definite possibility to add for more.