Chelsea’s talisman, Eden Hazard has won the Chelsea Player of the Year, Players’ Player of the Year and Goal of the Season award for 2019, making him the first player in history to win all three awards in the same year. He has now received the main prize — voted for by Chelsea supporters — for a record fourth time, having also done so in 2014, 2015 and 2017.

‘My relationship with the fans has been really good since I came here,’ Hazard said after picking up the Player of the Year award from Maurizio Sarri and Gianfranco Zola at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in Central London.

‘It’s always a pleasure to play at Stamford Bridge in front of the fans. That’s why I am on the pitch. When we play for such a great club like Chelsea at the end of the season you want to win something. Now we have that opportunity. We will go to Baku all together with the fans and we will be back with the trophy.’

Even by his high standards it has been a season to remember for Hazard. No Chelsea player has more goals (19) or assists (16) than him, and he also leads in successful dribbles, chances created, and touches in the opposition box. Across the whole of the Premier League he has been involved in more goals (16 goals, 15 assists) than anyone else.