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Havertz hoping for ‘big turnaround’ to overcome Chelsea struggles

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The debut season in England has been full of hardships so far for the €80 million man, but he remains hopeful he can find his feet back

Kai Havertz is well aware that he has fallen short of expectations at Chelsea and vows to “give it my best” so as to spark a turnaround in form.

Havertz was high in demand during his final season at Bayer Leverkusen, and Chelsea had to break the bank to acquire his services.

The Germany international had 18 goal contributions from 30 league appearances in 2019/20 and the Blues, who sought creativity in the team, expected him to keep up his lofty standards.

However, that has not been the case so far as the 21-year-old has been largely unproductive in the final third of the pitch, having just five G+A in 21 league games this term.

“I have to improve my game. It’s not been easy for me, but there are no excuses,” Havertz stated, via Goal.

“I just have to keep on working and hopefully, there will be a big turnaround soon, but I will give it my best.

“For me it has been difficult to change everything. It’s hard for me, but I’m six months here and getting used to the place, to the country.

“I hope that I will see my family soon. It’s tough for me, I’ve always loved spending time with them.

“It isn’t an excuse for me. I will give my best.”