Chelsea striker Kai Havertz has revealed that his brother is the inspiration behind his determination to put on the quantity 29 shirt.
Following his €80m transfer to Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen in 2020, the German has confirmed that he requested the Blues which numbers have been obtainable earlier than he instantly selected no 29.
“We all the time made ourselves within the sport. I had No.10, golden sneakers and issues like that. My brother all the time put No.29 on his shirt,” Havertz mentioned The Athletic.
“After I got here to the skilled sport and Leverkusen requested me what quantity I needed to have, I requested them which numbers have been free. Once they mentioned 29, I mentioned I’d take it due to my brother.
“Generally it’s fortunate for me, generally not, however I just like the quantity and now I believe everyone is aware of me for it,” he concluded.
Within the meantime, the 22-year-old and his teammates are coaching to battle the Europa League champions Villarreal within the UEFA Tremendous Cup.
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