Anderlecht are increasingly starting to play football at the rhythm of Thorgan Hazard. The (former?-) Red Devil is growing to his best and this can also be seen in the way his teammates are always looking out for him.
Brian Rimmer knows he has one of Belgium’s best players under his wing. “He is very intelligent. He knows where the spaces are and he can play in them. He sees them before anything else and that makes him an all-time great player,” the Dane said on Saturday.
That’s why he gives him freedom to act. Hazard can walk wherever he wants. “He can cause confusion and chaos for the opponent by appearing not only on the left, but also on the left or in the centre.”
It now appears that Remer is right that Anderlecht need time to find the mechanisms. They are starting to improve. “The interaction with Augustinsson went well. The contact with Dreyer and Dolberg is also good.
However, Hazard still has margin. Having not played much in the months leading up to his arrival at Anderlecht, his physical condition is not yet at its best. “So he has to grow into that, you can’t do it overnight. The tempo of the games is crucial for him, but week after week I see improvement in all aspects of his game.”
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