sport news Ashley Cole hails 'fantastic' Kai Havertz after his brace for Chelsea

Ashley Cole hails 'fantastic' Kai Havertz after his brace in Chelsea's win over Fulham as Chris Coleman claims the German can become a 'very exciting' player for the Blues after his difficult first year in English football Ashley Cole described Kai Havertz as 'fantastic' after his brace for Chelsea The German scored both goals as 's side beat Fulham 2-0 Chris Coleman also backed Havertz to become 'very exciting' for the Blues Havertz has had a difficult first year in England since joining from Leverkusen

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 21:31 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 21:31 BST, 1 May 2021

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Ashley Cole described Kai Havertz as 'fantastic' on Saturday night after his brace helped Chelsea to a routine Premier League win over Fulham.

The German midfielder scored twice against his side's local rivals at Stamford Bridge, helping 's men to close in on Champions League football next season.

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Havertz has had a difficult start to life in England since arriving for £89million from Bayer Leverkusen last summer, scoring just eight goals and providing eight assists in all competitions.

Ashley Cole described Kai Havertz as 'fantastic' on Saturday night after his brace for Chelsea

Ashley Cole described Kai Havertz as 'fantastic' on Saturday night after his brace for Chelsea

The Chelsea legend was thoroughly impressed by the German's performance on Saturday

The Chelsea legend was thoroughly impressed by the German's performance on Saturday

But Cole, who played more than 300 times for Chelsea during his career, was impressed by Havertz's performance and labelled him 'fantastic'.

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