Sport Premier League: Because of Havertz: Carragher criticizes Lampard

17:35  22 september  2020
17:35  22 september  2020 Source:   spox.com

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Jamie Carragher believes Frank Lampard could be facing a headache in finding Kai Havertz 's best position for Chelsea. Chelsea completed a £71 million deal to sign the Germany However, Jamie Redknapp insists that Havertz still needs to be given time to adapt to the Premier League .

Frank Lampard insists Kai Havertz still needs time to adapt after the midfielder struggled to make an Speaking after the match on Sunday, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher suggested that Lampard But Lampard is confident that Havertz will thrive once he adjusts to the Premier League .

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has criticized Chelsea coach Frank Lampard because of Kai Havertz. The reason: The right place for the former playmaker from Bayer Leverkusen has not yet been found in the Blues-Elf.

Kai Havertz ist von Bayer Leverkusen zum FC Chelsea gewechselt. © Provided by SPOX Kai Havertz has switched from Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea.

"I look at it and think: 'Where is Havertz playing? How does he fit into a 4-3-3?'" Said Carragher in his role as TV expert on Sky : "He looks like a ten "There aren't many of them in football at the moment. Where he played today it doesn't suit Chelsea."

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Havertz had to play on the right wing in the 2-0 defeat of the Londoners against Liverpool and was replaced at halftime after a poor performance. As with the 3-1 win on Matchday 1 at Brighton & Hove Albion, the 21-year-old stayed without a goal.

"It takes time", Lampard asked for patience for himself and Havertz. Former Tottenham coach Harry Redknapp also said: "We're sitting here and questioning Havertz, who's been here for two minutes?"

Havertz will have the next chance on Wednesday when Chelsea will face second division FC Barnsley in the third round of the League Cup (8.45 p.m. LIVE on DAZN

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