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Chelsea vs Arsenal: Unai Emery claims that Hazard is one of the world's top 5 players

Unai emery, arsenal boss, admitted that his side will find it hard to keep Eden Hazard at bay when they tackle Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday, May 29. Emery will be eager to lift the European title after guiding the Gunners to the finals as he is looking for a golden end to his Premier League debut as manager.

But Hazard, one of the world's finest players, seems to present Emery with the biggest headache ahead of the crunch clash.

"Hazard is a player of instants, but decisive instants. It is what we have to avoid," Emery told Spanish publication El Mundo prior to the final.

Arsenal's backline will have to be at its best to stop the star man from Chelsea, who could make his last appearance for the Blues this summer ahead of his potential switch to Real Madrid.

The Spanish tactician believes that together with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the Belgian playmaker ranks among the top five best footballers worldwide.

" Chelsea is capable of winning thanks to them, and that ability I have only seen in (Lionel) Messi, Cristiano (Ronaldo), Neymar or (Mohamed) Salah. For me, it is the quintet of the best in the world," he outlined.

After missing out on a top four finish in the Premier League, winning the Europa League title will give Arsenal the opportunity to qualify for next season's Champions League football.

It was reported earlier that Chelsea finally agreed to allow Eden Hazard to join Real Madrid for £ 115 million, with the Belgian captain expected to penalize a weekly deal worth £ 400,000, according to reports. The UK Daily Mail revealed that Hazard has been connected repeatedly for over a year with a switch to the Spanish giants, with last summer's Belgian star confirming that he's already decided on his future. Interestingly, Hazard’s switch to the Santiago Benerbeu is expected will kick-start Zinedine Zidane's overhaul of the Los Blancos squad and according to the Sun, after both clubs have reportedly settled for a fee for the 28-year-old.

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