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How Chelsea could replace Eden Hazard without spending any money in the transfer market

Willian and Pedro

The pair have shared duties on the right wing when Hazard was fit and firing on the left, while both Willian and Pedro were sometimes deployed together in cup matches if the Belgian was given the evening off. With both players racking up over 50 appearances for the Blues since the start of the campaign, it’s not inconceivable that they are both given starting berths next season and asked to fill the void left by Hazard’s departure.

Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images
Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Considered by many to be the long-term successor of Hazard at Chelsea but Hudson-Odoi is currently sidelined by injury and will not be fit for the start of the season. The Blues youth product ruptured his Achilles in April and it was feared he could miss more than six months, although his recovery is reportedly progressing faster than expected and he could be back training by September.

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