In a Press Conference earlier today, Kai Havertz answered a few questions regarding his transfer, Lampard’s influence and playing with fellow Germany internationals.
Speaking to the press Havertz said: “I am very happy to be here, I think it took very long [the transfer saga] but now I’m here and very happy and am settled. Of course, Chelsea is a very big club and it is a big step for me to come to a country with a different culture, different language. It takes some time to adapt but I am very excited.”
On playing with fellow German players Kai said: “Of course I’m happy Timo is here, I played with him in the national team and now we are here and I think we’ll have a good German connection.”
“We play in the national team but not so many games, now I’m looking forward to playing with him and we’ll do well.”
On playing different attacking positions: “Of course I think I played almost every offensive positions in Leverkusen. For me, it is important to have flexibility on the pitch and to be creative. For me, my best position is as a no 10 but of course, I can play on the wings and as a striker but to be honest, I’m happy to be on the pitch right now”
On Lampard: “I think he can give me tips and can help me a lot to become a better football player so I’m very excited that he is my manager now. I loved him as a player and watched him as a kid, he was one of the biggest players in England.”
Dream to play in the PL: “I was dreaming as a kid to play in the Premier League and to play for Chelsea as well because for me Chelsea is a very big club and one of the best in the world. Of course, it needs a bit of time to adapt to the league, it’s very different from the German league.”
Havertz: "I was dreaming as a kid to play in the Premier League and to play for Chelsea as well because for me Chelsea is a very big club and one of the best in the world" pic.twitter.com/geFsr7IJ03
— Vince™ (@Blue_Footy) September 17, 2020
On the premier league: “I think the best players play in the Premier League and I am happy to play with and against such players”
Coping with the pressure: “Of course it’s a big price tag but in football today it’s normal for these prices. I won’t let the pressure get to me because I think I have done some good things to warrant this price tag and I hope I continue to do that at Chelsea as well.”
Havertz is set to play against Liverpool on Sunday, after a not so great debut (against Brighton) and will look to impress everyone against Liverpool.