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Jamie Carragher questions whether Chelsea 'needed' to spend £89m on Kai Havertz last summer and claims Frank Lampard is still unsure where to fit German youngster into his team Kai Havertz has struggled to make an impact at Chelsea after his £89m switch The 21-year-old has scored just once and is posing a dilemma for Frank Lampard  Jamie Carragher questioned if Chelsea 'needed' to splash the cash on Havertz  The pundit believes the lack of an obvious spot for the playmaker is taking its toll 

By Daniel Davis For Mailonline

Published: 14:10 GMT, 1 January 2021 | Updated: 14:10 GMT, 1 January 2021

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Jamie Carragher has questioned whether Chelsea 'needed' to sign £89million playmaker Kai Havertz after his early struggles with adapting to the Premier League.

The 21-year-old joined the club in a sensational deal from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer but has since failed to impress across a series of below-par showings. 

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And now, Liverpool legend and pundit Carragher believes Havertz has handed Frank Lampard a selection headache with the Blues boss unsure of where to field him.

Jamie Carragher has questioned whether Chelsea needed to sign struggling star Kai Havertz

Jamie Carragher has questioned whether Chelsea needed to sign struggling star Kai Havertz

Pundit Carragher (above) believes Frank Lampard is unsure of where to field the playmaker

Pundit Carragher (above) believes Frank Lampard is unsure of where to field the playmaker

Writing in his column for the Daily Telegraph, Carragher insisted that the lack of an obvious spot for Havertz in Lampard's first-choice system is beginning to take its toll.

'After an inconsistent run, Frank Lampard has been playing down the idea Chelsea were ever title contenders,' he said.

'Maybe this season was too soon, but although he may not have the best starting XI in England, Frank

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