Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has come out to reveal a key change in Kai Havertz in recent times. He recently had his say after the German scored during Arsenal’s 6-0 rout of Lens, and fans have been reacting.
According to him, Havertz has gotten better and better in recent weeks because he is now more confident on the pitch.
Arteta added that he is very happy to see him scoring important goals for the team now since that is what he was bought for.
His words, “He’s becoming better and better, he’s more confident. His two goals, two very important goals as well, because one won us the game and today he opened the scoring. His overall contribution again was really, really good.”
Kai Lukas Havertz (born 11 June 1999) is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the Germany national team.
Having graduated from Bayer Leverkusen’s youth academy in 2016, Havertz made his senior debut with the club at the same year. Upon making his debut, Havertz became the club’s youngest-ever debutant in the Bundesliga, and he became their youngest-ever goalscorer when he scored his first goal the following year. He is also the youngest player to reach the milestones of 50 and 100 league appearances in the German top flight.
Havertz was born in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia. He grew up in Mariadorf, a district of Alsdorf. Later, the family moved to Aachen. His father Ralf is a policeman and his mother Anne is a lawyer.
After appearing for Germany at various youth levels, Havertz made his senior international debut in September 2018, becoming the first player born in 1999 to represent the national team. He represented Germany at UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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