That’s the view of former Arsenal playmaker Paul Merson, who believes the £71million signing from Bayer Leverkusen will find himself shunned once again this weekend.
Havertz was selected to start for just the second time under Tuchel and he impressed against the Toffees as Chelsea strengthened their stake for a slot in the top four.
However, Merson believes Tuchel’s ‘problem’ with Havertz is that he is not deemed ready to become a regular starter at Stamford Bridge and he will be out of the starting line-up again for the visit to Leeds this weekend.
‘Everything is going right for Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel, at the moment,’ Merson told Sky Sports.
‘They’ve had two big results against Liverpool and Everton to continue what has been an unbelievable run and full credit has to go to Tuchel.Sponsored Links
‘They were a real handful against Everton, and Kai Havertz epitomised that. We finally saw his best on Monday, he was simply outstanding. I didn’t realise how quick he was! He was a real handful and the decision to bring him in last night was rewarded.
‘When you are winning every week that’s what happens
‘The problems he has now is Havertz just had his best game for Chelsea by a million miles, but I’d be surprised if he plays next week. Mason Mount was outstanding against Liverpool but then he didn’t play against Everton. They look really good.
‘The one problem I still see is that they don’t score a lot of goals. For all the game they had against Everton, I thought it was a game where they probably could have blown the opposition away. Some of the passing and some of the movement was outstanding.
‘I really like the manager. He looks really good and has made a really impressive start at Stamford Bridge.’