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'He has that air of arrogance... in a nice way': Dietmar Hamann backs Liverpool target Kai Havertz to thrive should he make a move to the Premier League Bayer Leverkusen's Kai Havertz is attracting interest from Premier League clubs  Ex-Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann backed German to thrive in England  Chelsea, Liverpool and all interested in the 20-year-old  Hamann likened him to Michael Ballack and preferred him over Timo Werner 

By James Ayles For Mailonline

Published: 17:10 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 17:18 BST, 1 May 2020

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Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Kai Havertz has the ability to thrive in the Premier League, according to former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann.

The 20-year-old Havertz is a summer target for several top clubs including Chelsea, and Liverpool, with Hamann comparing the playmaker to Michael Ballack and urging his former club to snap him up. 

Since making his Leverkusen debut aged 17 in 2016, Havertz has since become the youngest player to play 50 and 100 games in the German top-flight and to date has one goal in seven games for Germany.

Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Kai Havertz is a target for Premier League clubs this summer

Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Kai Havertz is a target for Premier League clubs this summer

Hamann told Sky Sports: 'The one player who stands out for me is Havertz. He's an exceptional player who reminds me of a young Michael Ballack.

'He has that air of arrogance... in a nice way. He's just a natural. He's two-footed, he's tall and he's good in the air.

'He's very versatile, he can play across the front, he can play in any position.

'I think he is the best player we have got in Germany at the moment.

'There's talk about Werner maybe going to

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