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'He needs to be 100 per cent... if not, it's going to be difficult': Eden Hazard warned by team-mate Luka Modric over living up to his billing as he reveals he told Belgian to sit out games to be fit for this season Eden Hazard had a series of injuries during his first season at Playmaker was a £150million arrival from Chelsea at the Bernabeu last summer But injuries including a fractured foot severely hit his first season form Team-mate Luka Modric revealed he was trying too hard to impress last term 

By Dan Ripley for MailOnline

Published: 09:03 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 09:03 BST, 3 September 2020

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Luka Modric has called for team-mate Eden Hazard to show his true form this season following a poor first year at the Bernabeu.

Hazard was one of the high profile moves during the summer transfer window of 2019 when he moved from Chelsea to Madrid for £150million.

But a series of injuries restricted the playmaker to just 22 games in all competitions, netting one goal and providing seven assists.

Eden Hazard has endured a difficult first season at Real Madrid in relation to injury problems

Eden Hazard has endured a difficult first season at in relation to injury problems

Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane will have hoped for more from Hazard who scored once last term

Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane will have hoped for more from Hazard who scored once last term

However he was ruled out of a further 24 games due to a series of injuries, mainly a hairline fracture in the foot throughout the winter.

Modric though sympathises with the

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