Liverpool opinion: Should the Reds make a move for Thorgan Hazard?
Italian news outlet Calciomercato
This includes 9 goals and 11 assists, alongside the fact that he’s played 96% of the games this season. However, what does make him perfect for Liverpool is his unbelievable defensive work-rate, combined with his versatility to play across the line.
Often used as a centre-forward by Gladbach, the Belgian has proven to be a great team player, using his abilities all over the pitch. But unlike his older brother Eden Hazard, Thorgan’s game isn’t really about his speed.
While he does possess great acceleration and agility, the younger Hazard opts to use his intelligence and close control, like his brother. It’s this quality that has made the 26-year-old a lethal forward in the Bundesliga.
He’s also always on the lookout for that quick one-two pass to set-up teammates. It’s this very ability that has seen Borussia Dortmund and now Liverpool
Not only that, the Evening Standard has reported that Thorgan Hazard has already told Borussia Monchengladbach that he wants to leave. This makes him ripe for the picking and thus gives Liverpool a chance.
With Sadio Mane heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid (Daily Mail), few replacements would be as good as Thorgan Hazard.
But like most footballers, the 26-year-old is not perfect and has his share of weakness. He’s often been labelled as a physically weak player and he’s never played in the Premier League. D
Instead, he was sent out on multiple loan spells, with his final one ending at Borussia Monchengladbach. It’s here that Hazard really honed his skills, improving his mentality and physicality which has helped the
Yet for Liverpool, this is a move that they should only make if they are to lose Sadio Mane. Otherwise, it’s a waste of time, money and a talented player.
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While Thorgan Hazard may not be his brother, the resemblances are there. But once again, as mentioned above, a move would only benefit both parties if the Reds lose Sadio Mane in the summer.