Kai Havertz singles out Tammy Abraham for helping him score hat-trick in Carabao Cup

Kai Havertz singles out Tammy Abraham for helping him score hat-trick in Carabao Cup

- Kai Havertz and Tammy Abraham were both superb in Chelsea's 6-0 win over Barnsley

- The match saw Havertz rediscover his spark all thanks to Abraham as he netted a spectacular hat-trick

- Three goals were his first since his record summer switch to Stamford Bridge from the Bundesliga

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Kai Havertz has singled out Tammy Abraham for praise after the Englishman helped him score his firs hat-trick for Chelsea.

Havertz found the back of the net three times as the Blues thrashed Barnsley 6-0 in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night, September 23.

Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud also got their names on the scoresheet guiding the west London side to a huge win.

But it was the partnership between Havertz and Abraham that proved pivotal, with the pair combining perfectly to down the Championship side.

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And Havertz was keen to shift some praise to the England forward who set him for his first Chelsea goal.

"I think he’s (Abraham) a very, very good striker and I think our partnership on the pitch was very good," Metro UK quoted Havertz saying.
"It was our first game together but I like him very much as a striker. For me as a No. 10 it’s very good to play with him," the ex-Bayer Leverkusen star added.

The German international admitted playing alongside Abraham helped him rediscover his spark, having gone without a goal in two of his first appearances in a Chelsea shirt.

It now remains to be seen if Frank Lampard will keep the partnership between the two players going forward.

Lampard has appeared to prefer new signing Timo Werner in the no.9 role played by Abraham on Wednesday night.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Edouard Mendy finally joined Premier League giants Chelsea from Rennes for a fee reported to be around £22million.

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The 28-year-old has been linked with a move the Stamford Bridge outfit for weeks and the Blues have finally landed their man and he has signed a five-year deal.

The Senegalese shot-stopper is expected to compete with Kepa Arrizalaga and Willy Caballero in the number one position after the Spaniard posted strings of errors recently and in the last campaign.

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