Gary Neville: Chelsea success dependent on Diego Costa and Eden Hazard

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Hazard and Costa account for 19 of the team's 32 Premier League goals this season, with Costa top of the scoring charts with 11 goals alongside Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez while Hazard has eight.

Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Chelsea striker Diego Costa is the best centre-forward in the Premier League following his goalscoring performance against Manchester City.

The striker bagged 27 league goals in his final campaign with Atletico Madrid, and he would likely need to achieve a similar tally this year to claim the gong-in each of the last five Premier League seasons, the victor has netted at least 25. He's one of the best going. He's been fantastic for us this season, he's showing a lot of maturity and banging in the goals. "It's a sad moment for everybody and I hope we can help them with our prayers".

"We were starved of the ball in the first half and so was he, and in the last few years maybe he gets frustrated at that". We are in a good position right now, but let's see. To come here and be losing 1-0 at half-time it's not easy to win the game but we did well. "We have this job, sometimes we are travelling a lot, and we must pray for everybody, not just the players but also the journalists and everybody who was travelling inside that plane".

"Last year was a blip since I've been part of the club and every year apart from that we have won something or been competing so I suppose we are back to a bit of normality at the top of the table again". We have trained now for eight or nine weeks on this system that we play.

"In the boxes we are not strong enough", said the City boss. We took our chances.

City and Chelsea will also await the findings of referee Anthony Taylor's report as they could face Football Association charges for failing to control their players.

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