Kai Havertz has shared his delight over taking part in within the false 9 position for Chelsea of their 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Thomas Tuchel put the German within the centre of the Blues ‘ assault and the £71million-man repaid his countryman’s religion with a positive show at Selhurst Park.
Havertz scored the opener for the guests with a positive end into the underside nook previous Vicente Guaita, earlier than establishing Christian Pulisic moments later for Chelsea’s second.
Kurt Zouma headed in a Mason Mount cross to make it three earlier than Pulisic restored the Blues’ three-goal lead after Christian Benteke grabbed one again for the Eagles.
Havertz, who has suffered a tough begin to life at Stamford Bridge, confirmed glimpses of his potential within the win in opposition to Palace and that might have been all the way down to him working within the ‘false 9’ position.
The Germany worldwide was requested about taking part in within the position by Sky Sports after the sport and it was clear to see that he completely relished the possibility.
“Yeah, I prefer it (the false 9 position),” Havertz stated.
“I feel it’s a great position for me. I’ve the liberty to go in every single place I need to go and yeah, in fact, I hope I can proceed like that.
“Of course, in my position, you all the time need to rating. In the previous few months, it was not simple and I didn’t have many probabilities. Today, I bought some probabilities, I feel I can rating one or two extra however in fact I’m pleased and we’re pleased with the outcome.
“I feel within the second-half, I had one or two extra probabilities the place I may have scored extra objectives, however it wasn’t to be and on Tuesday, we transfer on.
“I feel it’s all the time simple to play with gamers which have the standard and I find out about it every single day in coaching.
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“When you win 4-1, it’s simple to say that we’re a great attacking group, however I feel we now have to show that on Tuesday and Saturday once more and then on the finish of the season, we will speak about it.”
Havertz was then requested if he’s in his finest kind for Chelsea proper now, however the 21-year-old wasn’t getting carried away.
He stated: “After such a recreation, it’s simple to say I’m at my finest, however I’ve to show it in additional video games.
“But I’ll give my finest and attempt to enhance and hope to proceed like that.”