Chelsea’s new boy, Kai Havertz, has admitted the Premier League is “a lot harder” than the Bundesliga.
The 21-year-old solely accomplished a £70million switch from Bayer Leverkusen to Stamford Bridge in the beginning of the month.
Nonetheless, Blues boss Frank Lampard began Havertz away at Brighton on Monday evening.
Targets from Jorginho, Reece James and Kurt Zouma ensured Chelsea received 3-1 on the Amex, however Havertz struggled to affect the sport within the closing third.
Talking after the victory, Havertz claimed he was nonetheless adapting to the depth of the English sport.
“It was a really robust sport, very troublesome as a result of I had lengthy holidays and I got here again and educated for 5 – 6 days with the staff,” Havertz instructed the Night Customary.
“Extra vital is that we received so I’m very pleased to make my debut.
“The Premier League is way harder than the Bundesliga. I’ve seen that in coaching and noticed it within the sport as properly. However I’m pleased to play 80 minutes and hopefully subsequent week I’ll proceed.”
Chelsea has been energetic this summer time, signing Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, Malang Sarr and Thiago Silva.
Nonetheless, one participant who continues to be linked with the Blues is West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice.
Regardless of failing to affect the sport an excessive amount of, Lampard praised the work-rate of the German, who performed 80 minutes earlier than being changed by Callum Hudson-Odoi.