How Havertz’s debut season at Chelsea compares to Hazard, Fabregas, Oscar…

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Since Thomas Tuchel arrived at Chelsea, Kai Havertz has moved from the peripheries at Stamford Bridge to a central figure again. 

The 21-year-old found himself under instant pressure in West London, arriving with a club-record transfer fee attached to him, and has largely underwhelmed. But under Tuchel he has started the club’s last two games, playing an integral part in their 2-0 win over Everton and also completing 90 minutes against Leeds.

He is the latest in a long line of creative attackers to ply their trade at Stamford Bridge and we’ve looked at how his first season in the Premier League at Chelsea compares to the debut campaigns of Willian, Cesc Fabregas, Oscar, Eden Hazard and Christian Pulisic.

Goals
Christian Pulisic – 9
Eden Hazard – 9
Willian – 4
Oscar – 4
Cesc Fabregas – 3
Kai Havertz – 1

Assists
Cesc Fabregas – 18
Eden Hazard – 11
Oscar – 5
Christian Pulisic – 4
Kai Havertz – 2
Willian – 2

Minutes per goal or assist
Eden Hazard – 132
Christian Pulisic – 132.4
Cesc Fabregas – 137.6
Oscar – 254.7
Willian – 280
Kai Havertz – 389.3

Chances created per 90 minutes
Willian – 3.5
Cesc Fabregas – 3
Christian Pulisic – 2.7
Eden Hazard – 2.2
Oscar – 1.8
Kai Havertz – 1.1

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Eden Hazard – 4.4 (47.7%)
Christian Pulisic – 2.9 (51.8%)
Willian – 2 (56.7%)
Oscar – 1.5 (45.4%)
Eden Fabregas – 1.1 (61.1%)
Kai Havertz – 0.9 (52.9%)

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Passes per 90 minutes (passing accuracy)
Cesc Fabregas – 85.4 (85.2%)
Oscar – 53.1 (83%)
Willian – 52.7 (85.6%)
Eden Hazard – 51.9 (85.1%)
Kai Havertz – 48.4 (85.7%)
Christian Pulisic – 34.8 (75.8%)

Shots per 90 minutes (inside penalty area)
Christian Pulisic – 3.3 (2.2)
Willian – 2.4 (0.9)
Oscar – 2.4 (0.9)
Eden Hazard – 2.1 (1.2)
Kai Havertz – 1.4 (1)
Cesc Fabregas – 1.3 (0.5)

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