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Chelsea target Kai Havertz: My favourite position...

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Chelsea target Kai Havertz admits he sees himself as an old-fashioned inside-right.

Chelsea are in talks with Bayer Leverkusen to sign the midfielder.

Asked his ideal position in an interview with Marca back in November, Havertz responded: "I would say the No.8 position, inside right. I'm not a classic No.10, but I like to have the ball at my feet, simply enjoying myself on the pitch.

"I've played in many other positions, but I prefer to play in the centre, where I have more of the ball. My dream will always be to wear the No.10 one day at my club.

"There are many players that inspired me like Kaka, Zidane, Ronaldinho... They've always been my idols. Between the Spanish players, my favourite is Andres Iniesta. He's outstanding on the ball. Unique. I like him the most.

"Toni Kroos is a great player, I model myself on him a lot. His journey has been great. I have a lot of respect for him. His passing ability and his combination play is on another level.

"In [Germany] training, every pass from him is perfect. It doesn't matter how they give it to him."

Havertz also highlighted how his role at Bayer Leverkusen developed as he became their main playmaker in recent years.

He added: "I'm at a point where I don't care if I give an assist, score a goal or make a key pass.

"Right now, I have a role at Bayer to try to make the final pass, and not only be a goal-scorer. But I would say that I'm a dangerous player... and that I like to score goals."

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