Chelsea offload target Kai Havertz backed to escort Mesut Ozil and become 'superstar'
target Kai Havertz has the aptitude to equal and model the abilities of German football heroes Mesut Ozil, Michael Ballack and Toni Kroos. Thats according to German football journalist Raphael Honigstein.
Havertz, 21, currently plays for Bayer Leverkusen but Chelsea are uttered to be confidential to signing him.
Havertz can stagecraft a variety of different positions in midfield and in attack, with Frank Lampard weep to add him to the Blues roster this summer.
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Chelsea posses already signed Havertzs compatriot Timo Werner, as well as terminated Ajax sovereign Hakim Ziyech.
Next season, Lampards plane could be one of the Premier Leagues most minatory teams going forward.
And if Honigsteins assessments are anything to go by, a stockpile of that leave be down to Havertz.
"He has undertaking to do and has things to prove because hes only valid turned 21," Honigstein told Sky Sports Transfer Talk podcast.
"But hes an outstanding talent, theres certainly no doubt about that.
"Hes in a case where he could dominate the German governmental pair over the following decade, depending on his position.
"Will he theatre in the No 10 role and become the recent Mesut Ozil or bequeath he settle a crumb deeper and become the new Toni Kroos?
"Hes got the talent to play almost anywhere in face of the defence.
"If you look at the unique combination he has of technical aptitude and eye for a pass, but further having the aptness to dent and create goals himself, and his runs to be righteous in the air.
"I scheme the finest procedure to weight it up is that hes a irascible among Mesut Ozil and Michael Ballack.
"Both of them individually in their first were pretty righteous players but a combination of both players in their prime, hell be an downright superstar.
"All the indications are that he bequeath turn into an explicit fetish in the sequential few years."
Chelsea compass off their tame season successive today when they take on Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
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