Lampard admits Hazard has carried out at a prime stage for Chelsea locally, main them two Premier League titles.
But he does now not imagine the Belgian has hit his hefty heights at the European level.
Hazard is continuously in comparison to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi however Lampard says he must shine within the Champions League to check the ones ambitions.
“He’s a huge player for them,” he stated on BT Sport.
“Now he’s 26, it’s his time at the greatest level in membership soccer to do it.
“He’s performed it within the Premier League very a lot, he’s performed bits and begins within the Champions League.
“But I believe this is the 12 months for him to actually display what he can do.
“When he’s at his easiest, I believe we noticed him persistently at his easiest closing 12 months, he runs so at once at defenders.
“There aren’t many gamers who do this, he is going instantly at them, his centre of gravity is so low, he’s robust, his bottom is going into gamers, his motion backward and forward, he’s now not frightened of someone and he can actually make issues occur.
“But as I say, Eden Hazard now wishes to try this at this stage.
“Now you’re seeing him centrally he’s getting extra targets.
“But while you’re taking a look on the most sensible gamers that we stay looking to examine him to, that subsequent step is to do it at this stage.”