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Watford midfielder Hughes: Hazard not selfish enough to reach Messi level

Watford midfielder Will Hughes says Chelsea star Eden Hazard isn't selfish enough to move into the elite of the game.

The 28-year-old is seen as one of the best players in the Premier League though Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo are often regarded as a step above.

And Hughes believes it's because Hazard isn't as selfish as the duo.

“His [Hazard's] agility and the way he moves the ball so quickly in tight spaces is different class," Hughes said.

“Sometimes you have to just admire him.

“The reason he's not talked about like Messi and Ronaldo is because he's unselfish, he'd rather pass it to a teammate, which people don't notice as much."

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