While there was a lot of focus on Timo Werner, it was also a big afternoon for Kai Havertz in Chelsea’s 3-3 draw with Southampton.
The 21-year-old notched his first Premier League goal for the club in what should have been the winner for the Blues.
It hasn’t been the perfect start for Havertz in England and there is certainly signs that he is still looking to find his feet in the English game.
But as the weeks have gone on, the Germany international has started to grow into the games and is starting to find his niche in the side.
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Frank Lampard has started to use the 4-2-3-1 formation more often this season, and it’s a way of getting the best out of his attacking players.
In that formation and with everyone fit, it gives Werner the chance to play up top and lead the line.
What it also does is allow Havertz to play in the number ten position, somewhere that he looks by far the most comfortable.
The German finds space and can work with that to create chances and link up with the rest of the forwards.
For his goal, Havertz arrived into the box perfectly to latch on to the cross from Werner and to tuck into the corner of the net.
His touches on the ball and the way he plays is eye-catching, the way he moves with it at his feet.
However, there is still one issue for Havertz will need to sort, and that is truly getting to the speed of the Premier League.
In a recent interview, Havertz admitted that he had found it ‘difficult’ at first, saying: “It was difficult for me, especially because the Premier League is a completely different league, It’s more intense and I noticed that in the first few games.
“It has gone pretty well for me recently but I think there is also still a lot of potential upwards. I want to…