Kai Havertz has issued a humble response after Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel suggested he could learn from Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo.
The German international’s empty run in front of goal continued during their defeat to Everton on Sunday, days after a blank against the Reds. Tuchel suggested that the 22-year-old could look up to the 37-year-old, who got the important equaliser against the Londoners on Thursday, for his “quality, attitude and career.”
Since his return to the Premier League, Ronaldo has illustrated his capability to perform in the English top flight after being the standout performer in the defeat to Arsenal and draw with Chelsea. And Havertz has already admitted his admiration for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
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“People expect you to be the new Cristiano Ronaldo,” Havertz told Suddeutsche Zeitung. “But it won’t be that fast, everything is new and I really didn’t play my best football at the beginning.”
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