Mateo Kovacic has backed Kai Havertz to come good.
The Croatian midfielder told Chelsea’s club website: “I like a lot Kai Havertz. He is such a talented player. He is a great signing for Chelsea.”
“He will be a huge player for Chelsea and for world football, I’m sure of that.
“He has huge potential. He is such an elegant player. He just needs to learn to play in the Premier League, that’s all. It’s a difficult league with a huge tempo, and he will get used to it.
“Game by game he is getting better so I have no fear for Kai.”
Havertz also been backed by boss Lampard to come good.
“He was just starting to play really well when he caught Covid and had quite heavy symptoms with it,” Lampard told Sky Sports. “It has taken him some time to recover, but he’s getting back to a better place now.
“He’s a highly talented player, a great young lad with a great attitude.
“I certainly have huge confidence that he’s going to be a really big player for the club. It’s important that we remain patient in the short term, but Kai is a huge talent.”