Chelsea star breaks Hazard's record

English Premier League

Following his hat-trick against Wolverhampton Wanderers, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has broken a record set by former Blues star Eden Hazard.

Abraham took his tally to seven Premier League goals for the season after netting a treble as the Blues defeated Wolves 5-2 on Saturday afternoon.

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In doing so, the England international is now the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the Premier League at the age of 21, smashing the record set Hazard who was 23 when he netted his first hat-trick in the league.

Blues manager Frank Lampard was full of praise for his young striker, who is now the league's joint top scorer with Sergio Aguero.

"Tammy is [looking the part] and that's work, having gone out on loan and scoring a lot of goals in the Championship, having a year in the Premier League and now I think he feels the responsibility of the Chelsea shirt as he should. The last three games speak for themselves," Lampard told Sky Sports after the game.
"The only challenge for Tammy now is can he keep doing it? Can he get better and better because the way he's playing, he's a huge threat for us up front and there is competition within from [Olivier] Giroud and [Michy] Batshuayi so he needs to keep it at that level and get even better.