**Disclaimer** In no way is this an attempt to generate hits via having the keywords Eden Hazard, Arsenal and Transfer in the same article. Over the past few weeks questions about the future of Lille’s fantastic little Belgian have been flooding in via twitter and other avenues. It is time to put these to bed….for now.

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As just stated by my good friend Chris Mayer on twitter…everyone seems to be jumping on the Belgian bandwagon. After two good results this weekend they have finally caught everyones attention, and rightly so. The squad is brimming with talent: Alderweireld, Kompany, Vanden Borre, Vertonghen, Chadli, Defour, Hazard, Witsel, Dembele, Mirallas, Vossen, Ogunjimi and Lukaku. The list goes on but there are thirteen excellent footballers and not one of them over the age of 24.

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This is the start of a new series called Ligue 1 – 20 for 20 it will put 20 talented Ligue 1 players into the spotlight, one from each club. And I couldn’t think of a better way to start it all off.

If you’re looking for a goal scorer this is not your man. If it’s a player to take the game by the scruff of the neck, charge at defenders with pace and purpose making them look like rabbits in the headlights, dazzling skills and penetrating passes then look no further than Lille’s number 26, the Belgian wonderkid – Eden Hazard.

Ligue 1’s Young Player of the Year for two years running, Eden is a superb talent most people reading will surely heard his name, but perhaps you’ve not have had the delight of watching him play. After a relatively slow start to the season, the ever increasing form of Monsieur Hazard has catapulted Les Dogues up the league table, last week after a 2-1 win over Monaco saw them sit in Pole Position.

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