Kai Havertz reportedly requests for jersey number 29 as Pulisic gets No.10

Kai Havertz reportedly requests for jersey number 29 as Pulisic gets No.10

- Kai Havertz has requested for the jersey number 29 at EPL side Chelsea

- The jersey is currently being used by England international Fikayo Tomori

- Christian Pulisic has also been given the jersey number 10 at Stamford Bridge

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German professional footballer Kai Havertz has reportedly requested for the jersey number 29 at Premier League side Chelsea ahead of the coming 2020/21 topflight season.

Frank Lampard and his chiefs got the signing of the 21-year-old from Bayer Leverkusen and he is expected to help the Blues in their campaign next term in the Champions League.

Many thought that Havertz would ask for Willian's jersey number after his move to Arsenal, but according to the Athletic, he is interested in Fikayo Tomori's shirt.

Demba Ba and Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o are among the players who have previously worn the No.29 at Stamford B ridge.

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As it stands now, Kai Havertz will now have to wait until Fikayo Tomori move to Everton on loan this summer so as to get the jersey number he asked for.

Tomori played 22 times for Chelsea in all competitions last term, and won his first England cap against Kosovo in November 2019.

Nigerians expected Tomori to choose the Super Eagles, but the player preferred the Three Lions of England.

Meanwhile, Christian Pulisic who wore the jersey number 22 last season at Chelsea has been given the number 10 after the exit of Willian.

Chelsea will start their campaign in the coming season against Brighton in what is expected to be a tough encounter.

Kai Havertz reportedly requests for jersey number 29 as Pulisic gets No.10

Kai Havertz reportedly requests for jersey number 29 as Pulisic gets No.10 (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea boss Frank Lampard confirmed that he consults his wife Christine over his players and their life issues.

The 42-year-old former midfielder took over from Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge in his second year as a manager and led the Blues to a fourth-place finish on the Premier League table.

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He also inspired the London club to the FA Cup final but lost to eventual winners Arsenal at the Wembley Stadium last month.

Meanwhile, despite playing under world-class tacticians during his active days, Lampard is not ruling out the contributions of his wife whom he married in 2015 as reported by Daily Mail.

Lampard appears ready for the 2020-21 season after the arrivals of top quality signings this transfer window.

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