Chelsea have too many top young players to know what to do with, and today they have allowed possibly their most exciting one head out on loan for the season.
Thorgan Hazard, the little brother of Eden, has joined Borussia Monchengladbach of the Bundesliga. Gladbach have been showing him off on their official Twitter account - and Hazard will be glad the PR work is done well before his brother and nation take on Argentina this evening, as we are sure he would like to watch.
Hazard is himself a Belgian international and was in the provisional World Cup squad for this summer.
Gladbach are the choice of Hazard. Chelsea agreed deals with three Bundesliga teams - Schalke 04 and VfL Wolfsburg the other two teams. But Hazard chose Gladbach, probably because his chances of first-team football are much better at the Stadion im Borussia-Park.
Hazard was superb at Belgian side Zulte-Waregem for the past 18 months and was named the best player in the league last season.
He is a hot prospect and playing football in a quality league like the Bundesliga will certainly help his progress as a potential Chelsea first-teamer.
Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach have signed Thorgan Hazard on a season-long loan deal. pic.twitter.com/tuY9a1xXKf— Alternative Chelsea (@Alt_Chels) July 5, 2014
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