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Tension at Stamford Bridge As Lukaku’s Position Under Threat by Another Chelsea Star
- Kai Havertz hints he'd like to take Romelu Lukaku's Chelsea position on a permanent basis after impressing in the Blues Champions League win against Lille
- Romelu Lukaku has struggled since returning to Chelsea from Inter Milan in the summer and may yet face fresh competition for his starting spot from versatile playmaker
- Havertz has scored important goals for Chelsea as the German scored the winner in the UEFA Champions League final and Club World Cup final
Kai Havertz has suggested he wants the role of teammate Romelu Lukaku as he prefers playing as a central striker for Chelsea, which he believes suits him better.
The German attacker was once again the hero for the Blues as he opened scored as early as the 8th minute to hand Chelsea the lead against French Champions Lille in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, February 22.
According to a report via The Mirror, Havertz revealed he enjoyed playing in his new role as the top striker for Chelsea.
"It is good for me. We have a lot of good strikers so it is also good to have a change and not make it easy for the opposition. Today it worked good and I enjoy every forward position.”
Havertz is gradually becoming Chelsea’s favorite forward for the big occasions as the German has scored the winning goals in Both the UCL and Club World Cup finals for the Blues.
Havertz wins the hearts of Chelsea fans as social media reacts
Meanwhile, Kai Havertz is fast becoming the darling of every Chelsea fan as he once again showed big-game mentality to put the Blues ahead against Lille.
Reacting on social media, many Blues supporters hyped praise on the attacker as some believe he is currently the best striker in the Chelsea team.
Havertz has shown he can be relied upon for the big occasions and fans are gradually taking notice of the German’s impact in the Chelsea squad.
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Chelsea officially unveiled as World Champions in home game against Lille
Earlier, Sports Brief reported The Blues enjoyed a relatively comfortable win over the Frenchmen, courtesy of goals by German Kai Havertz and American Christian Pulisic.
The return leg in Lille will take place on the 16th of March. Satisfyingly, the team also got to sport the gold-and-white FIFA Champions Badge for the very first time.
This is a privilege afforded only to the reigning world champions of any FIFA event at all official levels.