Zabaleta has been impressed with Eden Hazardâ€™s form so far this season and he knows the Belgian will be a handful on Monday night.
But the Argentina defender wonâ€™t be losing any sleep over the potential duel and enjoys pitting himself against talented players.
â€śHazard has been one of the most impressive players around this season and heâ€™s done really well for Chelsea,â€ť he told City's website.
â€śHeâ€™s a great player and as a defender, heâ€™s someone you expect to have a difficult match against, but Iâ€™ve been up against him a few times before and Iâ€™m looking forward to the challenge.â€ť
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