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Chelsea legend Lampard: Conte squashed Hazard problems with an iron fist!

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has shed light on how manager Antonio Conte dealt with Eden Hazard's behavioural issues mid-season.

Lampard revealed how the Belgian's antics on the training pitch was met with an iron fist from Conte.

"Antonio Conte took on a team in a bad place and there were a few individuals who had their worst seasons in Chelsea shirts and he fixed it," Lampard told the BBC.

"Mid-season there were rumours that Eden Hazard was being a bit difficult on the training field but Conte dealt with it immediately.

"He came down on it with an iron fist and then he put an arm around him and that has brought the best out in him."

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