Premier League – Eden Hazard set to miss Chelsea’s final match of season after dental surgery
Eden Hazard is expected to miss the champions’ final Premier League game of the season against Sunderland after undergoing emergency dental surgery, the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) said on Thursday.
The 24-year-old had three wisdom teeth removed on Wednesday and will be unable to collect the FWA’s Footballer of the Year trophy at their awards ceremony on Thursday.
Hazard has played in all 37 of Chelsea‘s league fixtures but is unlikely to feature against Sunderlandat Stamford Bridge on Sunday, where the west Londoners will be presented with the Premier League trophy for the first time since 2010.
“Eden Hazard has had emergency dental surgery and will be unable to collect his award in person tonight (Thursday),” the FWA said in a statement