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Take a look at Havertz’s stats from last season at Bayer Leverkusen

Take a look at Havertz’s stats from last season at Bayer Leverkusen

Picture the scene in May 2017. There are three games of the Bundesliga season remaining. Bayer Leverkusen head coach Tayfun Korkut has taken his struggling squad on a near-600-kilometre road trip to Munich to prepare for their game against nearby Ingolstadt later that week.

It made sense to leave early. Change the environment. Pressure was building at home after a 4-1 loss to Schalke. Defeat to Ingolstadt would leave a team that had been competing in the knockout stages of the Champions League just six weeks earlier now facing the risk of relegation.

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