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Russia 2018: This is the time for Belgium to be great - Hazard (Updated)

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Belgium winger Eden Hazard has said that the current Belgian squad is in top shape and should do very well at this year's World Cup in Russia.

Heading into the biggest football tournament in the World. The current squad is made up of star players from Europe's top clubs, most of them still in their prime.

'I think that we are all in top shape,' Hazard said, the MailOnline reports. 'Kevin at Manchester City, Romelu at Manchester United, me at Chelsea, Thibaut [Courtois] at Chelsea.

'We all play in great clubs, we all had good seasons. So if we want to do something great, it is now.

'The time isn't in one, two or four years. I think now is the moment to be together and do something great.'

Hazard himself ended the just concluded season in England on a high as he scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup.

On the downside, the winger limped off in the 70th minute of their 4-1 win over Costa Rica, but Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has said that the injury is not serious.

Belgium are in group G of the World Cup and will face England, Tunisia, and Panama in the group.