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Martinez on Real Madrid ace Hazard: Whether he's carrying weight or not...

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has dismissed fitness doubts for Real Madrid midfielder Eden Hazard.

Hazard has been subject of some criticism due to concerns about the weight with which he started the season, but Martinez isn't paying much attention to such talk.

"He is a really calm person, not someone who looks for individual glory," he told Deportes Cuatro.

"Whether he's carrying weight or not, Hazard can break past and unsettle defences and make a difference.

"His innate talent doesn't depend on whether his weight is this or that."

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