Mikel Arteta Throws Support Behind Kai Havertz Amidst Criticism

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Mikel Arteta has come to the defense of Kai Havertz, urging fans to show their support for the German midfielder.

Havertz’s performances in Arsenal’s first few games since his £65 million transfer from Chelsea have sparked criticism, both from supporters and pundits. However, Arteta remains confident in Havertz’s abilities and has emphasized his value to the team.

Arteta’s Affection

Arteta spoke passionately about Havertz during a recent press conference, highlighting the midfielder’s commitment and work ethic. He acknowledged that Havertz’s statistics may not yet reflect his true potential, especially in front of goal, but he urged fans to appreciate the qualities he brings to the team. Arteta said,

“I love him and I see his qualities every day in training. His work rate is excellent, a lot of the things he does at the front of the team is so good.”

Arteta has maintained his belief in Havertz’s potential since the day he arrived at Arsenal. Despite an underwhelming spell at Chelsea, which paradoxically included a crucial role in their Champions League victory. Arteta is convinced that Havertz will thrive in the Gunners’ setup. However, he acknowledges that Havertz must become more clinical in front of goal.

Dimitar Berbatov Backs Havertz for a Turnaround

As criticism mounts, former Manchester United and Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov has expressed his belief that Havertz deserves more opportunities to prove his worth.

He expressed this sentiment while making predictions for Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United, stating,

“I’d like to see Kai Havertz play and see what he can really do; he has everything to prove he’s a good player.”

Berbatov predicts a 2-2 draw in the upcoming Arsenal vs. Manchester United clash. Emphasizing that Havertz possesses the qualities to be a top player and should be given a chance to showcase his talent. He highlighted the importance of points over individual performances and urged Havertz to play his best.

Havertz’s recent call-up to the German national squad provides an opportunity for him to regain his confidence. With criticism from some Arsenal fans, the upcoming international break becomes pivotal for Havertz to reaffirm his abilities.

With an ialternative opputunity on the horizon, Havertz has an opportunity to silence his critics and justify his hefty transfer fee. Potentially becoming a key figure for the Gunners in the coming matches.

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