Pundit compared Havertz with Arsenal legend Mesut Ozil

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Pundit Paul Merson compared Kai Havertz with Arsenal legend Mesut Ozil after the German international made his move to the Emirates.

Speaking on the SkySports, Merson suggested that Havertz might have one problem following his move from Chelsea to Arsenal. He is the first signing for the Gunners this summer.

Havertz had a tough time at Chelsea following his move from Bayern Leverkusen in 2020. He struggled under various managers at Stanford Bridge.

Arsenal fan might have imagined his move to the Emirates this summer. As per Bild, Havertz became the highest paid player on £330,000-per-week.

Gunners may have handed the German international a lucrative contract, but Merson he may not be ready to compare with club legend Mesut Ozil. Pundit told SkySports:-

“Arsenal should be buzzing with Kai Havertz, he makes them a better team.

“The only problem I could see with Havertz is similar to that experienced by Mesut Ozil at Arsenal. If it’s not going well, Havertz doesn’t look too interested.

“That’s just down to the way he plays, it’s just the way certain players are, it’s not that he’s not trying. If you’re having a good game Havertz looks elegant, silky, but if it’s not going well, people will say he’s not running around or trying.”

This season is going to be very important for Kai Havertz. He will be under loads of pressure after his dry spell at Chelsea.

Arsenal have spent lot of money to bring him to the club. So he has to level-up his game and reach the potential he is clearly capable of.

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