Kai Havertz reveals why he snubbed Bayern Munich to join Chelsea
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Kai Havertz wants to replicate Frank Lampard’s career at Chelsea Football Club.

The German playmaker made his move to Stamford Bridge from Bayer Leverkusen this September in a deal worth £71 million.

He was one of the exciting young prospects in Bundesliga and German champions Bayern Munich were interested in the 21-year old midfielder.

But then he chose to join Frank Lampard’s side as he was persuaded with the club’s vision and plans to win the Premier League with a young attacking side.

 

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‘It was important to me to have a club with a vision,’ Havertz told Sport Bild.

‘An exciting change is taking place. We are a young team with many great players. We think offensively.

‘We want to build something up here and attack. That motivates me a lot. And then it is a title with Chelsea is worth a lot more.’

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was also a key factor in his decision to join the Blues.

‘I was always impressed with his scoring threat,’ said Havertz.

‘I found that outstanding for a midfielder. That’s what I want to measure myself against. ‘The fact that he was so successful and at the same time so personable impresses me.’

‘Well, that’s the way the football market works. I can’t help it. That’s why I don’t put any emphasis on it,’ said Havertz.

‘I try to play football well. I don’t have my transfer fee in my head when I go out on to the pitch.’

 

See More: 5 Things You Did Not Know About Kai Havertz

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