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Tuchel’s pep talk to Havertz that inspired his improved performance

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has opened up on the pep talk he gave Germany international Kai Havertz which resulted in one of his finest performances for Chelsea since he arrived from Bayern Leverkusen in the summer. Havertz has struggled to adapt in his first season in the Premier League, failing to live up to expectations and the £72million the Blues shelled out to acquire his signature. He was subbed off in the 65th minute against Porto in the UCL last Wednesday after failing to impress in his time on the pitch. However, he bounced back and produced the goods in the next game against Crystal Palace in the Premier League in a 4:1 win away from home at Selhurst Park last Saturday. He scored the game's opener and also provided an assist. Speaking about what he told his compatriot...