Eden Hazard has rated Puel highly, saying he us as much a good manager as Conte and other managers he has worked with.
Puel is close to losing his job as West Brom’s manager, has reports suggest he is to be replaced by Marco Silva.
However, Hazard puts the West Brom manager in the same bracket as Conte and Mourinho, saying he has a hand in his development.
“Conte is on the top but [Belgium boss] Roberto is also on the top, but I worked with him just for one year,” Hazard told Sky Sports News HQ.
“Mourinho is also on the top. He’s a great manager. I try to learn from all managers. I don’t like to say one is good or one is bad. All can teach me a lot.
“I even spent two months with Claude Puel in Lille. He is one of the top also, because he maybe made me this player I am now. I like to work with different managers.”