NEWS | 30/08/2019The Real Madrid player received this recognition after being decisive in winning the title with Chelsea.
Hazard beat Olivier Giroud and his current teammate Luka Jović in the vote. The Serbian also had an excellent Europa League, in which he scored ten goals and led Eintracht Frankfurt to the semi-finals. The winner was announced during the draw of the Group Phase of the Europa League 2019/20, which was held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
The jury of this award was made up of the coaches of the 48 clubs that took part in the Group Phase of the last Europa League, along with 55 journalists chosen by the European Sports Media (ESM) group.