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Shearer: Havertz is now showing his class

4 May 2021
Kai Havertz, Shearer's Team of the Week

Inaugural Hall of Fame inductee names the Chelsea star in his Team of the Week

The German revolution continues at Chelsea, with Kai Havertz becoming an increasingly influential player under his head coach and countryman Thomas Tuchel.

After taking time to adapt to the Premier League, a move up front has helped the 21-year-old to shine, and he starred in Saturday's victory over Fulham, scoring both of his side's goals.

Inaugural Premier League Hall of Fame inductee Alan Shearer is pleased to see Havertz now showcasing his ability, and has named him in his Team of the Week.

Jordan Pickford (EVE)EVE 1-2 AVL
"He made several excellent saves. That performance bodes well for England this summer."

Serge Aurier (TOT)TOT 4-0 SHU
"His ball over the top for Gareth Bale’s opening goal was superb, and he added another assist while also playing his part in a clean sheet." 

Jonny Evans (LEI) | SOU 1-1 LEI
"With his team-mates struggling to break down 10-man Southampton, he stepped up to the plate and headed in his second goal in three matches."

Lewis Dunk (BHA) | BHA 2-0 LEE
"Stood tall again as he and his team-mates kept a third clean sheet in four matches."

Benjamin Mendy (MCI) | CRY 0-2 MCI
"His magnificent pass to Sergio Aguero finally opened up Crystal Palace’s stubborn defence."

Fernandinho (MCI) | CRY 0-2 MCI
"Palace can be so dangerous on the break, but he barely gave them a sniff of an opening."

James Ward-Prowse (SOU)SOU 1-1 LEI
"Led by example as Southampton defended valiantly for 80 minutes with 10 men, and he converted his penalty superbly." 

Gareth Bale (TOT) | TOT 4-0 SHU
"This is what we all wanted to see when he returned to the Premier League. He looks back to his best after this brilliant hat-trick."

Kai Havertz (CHE) | CHE 2-0 FUL
"He is showing what he is capable of now, with his classy touches and two more goals."

Son Heung-min (TOT) | TOT 4-0 SHU
"Showed his threat on the break to set up Bale’s second goal, and his clinical finishing ability with his long-range strike. He nearly scored another too."

Michail Antonio (WHU) | BUR 1-2 WHU
"Burnley just couldn’t handle his movement in the box as he claimed two close-range goals."

Manager: Graham Potter (BHA) | BHA 2-0 LEE
"Brighton & Hove Albion look safe now, and Potter has got them there playing good football. He deserves a lot of credit."

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