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Kai Havertz agrees with Thomas Tuchel about his best position at Chelsea following Everton win



Chelsea star Kai Havertz (left) with head coach Thomas Tuchel following the win over Everton. 

When Chelsea’s starting line-up was revealed ahead of Monday evening’s clash against Everton at Stamford Bridge, it is fair to say that eyebrows were raised and heads were turned.

After such a dominant performance and victory against Liverpool at Anfield last Thursday evening, many expected Thomas Tuchel to stick with the same side that had performed so well against the reigning Premier League title holders.

However, in what has been a familiar tale in the German’s tenure so far, he elected to make changes, but as many as five was seen as a bold move, especially for a game of such magnitude.

But to Tuchel’s credit, his decision paid off, as the Blues strolled to another victory and another clean sheet, meaning they moved four points clear of Everton in the race for a top-four finish.

Whilst the former Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain chief opted to rotate at left wing-back, bringing Marcos Alonso back in place of Ben Chilwell, and in central-midfield, with N’Golo Kante dropping out in place of Mateo Kovacic, it was in the attacking-midfield role where the most surprising call was made.

Despite scoring the winner against Liverpool, Mason Mount was was handed a rest, dropping down to the bench in place of Kai Havertz.

Many expected the Germany international’s inclusion in the starting line-up to be a straight swap for the Blues academy graduate, but the former Bayer Leverkusen man was deployed slightly higher up the pitch, acting as a false nine.

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Havertz was supported by Callum Hudson-Odoi and Timo Werner, despite the latter being considered as the more likely option to spearhead the forward line. However, Tuchel opted to deploy Havertz between the pair of them and roam across the front line acting as a false nine that would drift all over the attacking areas of the pitch.

To Tuchel’s credit, he nailed the decision as Havertz provided an excellent performance that saw him play key roles in both of Chelsea’s two goals.

For the first, he connected with Alonso’s centre and saw his shot deflect off Ben Godfrey and into the back of the net before he won a penalty in the second half after being brought down by Toffees shot-stopper Jordan Pickford.

In truth, it was arguably Havertz’s most complete performance since arriving at Stamford Bridge back in September, and it offered encouragement to the Blues’ supporters that he can now kick-on and make a real name for himself between now and the end of the campaign.

And for Havertz, playing in the false nine role suited him perfectly.

“I played like a false nine, I had the freedom to go everywhere I wanted to go, and I think that’s good for me,” said the Germany international.

“I like to have freedom on the pitch. I think I was lucky to score a goal but I’m very happy with the performance, not only from me but the whole group.”

Havertz’s deployment in the false nine position against the Toffees came less than a fortnight after Tuchel outlined his vision for his fellow countryman.

Ahead of Chelsea’s showdown with Manchester United, Tuchel gave a long and detailed answer on Havertz’s best role and what the future could hold for him, hinting that a role in the false nine position could suit him well.

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Speaking last month, the Blues boss said: “He is a unique player. It’s not so clear where he needs to settle, does he need to settle on one special position? Or is he kind of a hybrid player.

“Today, I would say he’s in between a nine and a 10, something in between.

“He’s very comfortable in the box, he’s very comfortable in high positions, he’s very good in offensive headers, he has good timing to arrive in the box, good finishing, good composure in the box, around the box, and very comfortable in high positions so between nine and 10.”


VIDEO: Bullets rent air as hoodlums attempt to overrun police station in Orlu



Despite the build-up of security in states in the South East, hoodlums whom the federal government claim to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its security outfit – the Eastern Security Network (ESN) – seem to be more endearing.


In this video monitored by, the hoodlums stormed a police station in Orlu, one of the biggest towns in South east Nigeria, engaging the officers on duty in a gun duel.


The gunmen, however, were subjected to the super gunpower of the security operatives after reinforcement was sent in from the.

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Breaking: What God told me about Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu – Primate Ayodele



The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has revealed what God told him about the Yoruba Fighter Freedom, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho and the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

The cleric said that God revealed to him that Nigeria will break up, but not through Nnamdi Kanu or Sunday Igboho.

The cleric said some powerful forces like the spirit of Nigeria’s nationalist; Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa would lead to Nigeria’s peaceful break-up, Daily Post reports.

He warned that if Nigerians fail to appease Tafa-Balewa’s spirit and these other powerful forces, the country will break up peacefully.

Primate Ayodele, however, urged the government not to ignore the cries of IPOB and those agitating for the Oduduwa Republic because that would also lead to the country’s disintegration.

According to Ayodele: “The spirit of Igbo is no more in Nigeria, and since their spirit is no more in Nigeria, the country will break peacefully.

“Some people like Tafa Balewa were killed, the spirit of Tafawa Balewa is fighting, why will we not appease his spirit? Instead, we say Nigeria should be in unity; we can’t be in peace or unity again.

“Nigeria will just be facing one problem to another. There will always be problems and that is the fact.

“We need to realize that Nigeria needs many prayers to survive this situation and for sustainability. The moment we ignore God, then the country will collapse.

“It’s not this IPOB, Oduduwa, that will break Nigeria. There is a powerful force that will break the country if we don’t appease it.

“If we don’t do what is necessary, Nigeria will break. Many people don’t want it, but when you go to the divine realm, do you know what is going on there? Many people have died as a result of injustice in Nigeria, so what is going to happen is that Nigeria will break peacefully without fighting or making noise.

“IPOB are making points, the people of Oduduwa Republic are also making points, and if the government neglects these, it will happen suddenly.”

“Nnamdi Kanu is not the person who will actualize this, not that he will die, but the thing will happen in a surprising way.

“Everybody will keep quiet, but some forces will stand to be fighting it, saying no. Two things are involved: either Nigeria is restructured, which we know will not favour many people or break up. It’s either we go back to true federalism, or we break up; any of these issues is going to be better for the country, so said by God not by man.

“Another thing is that only God can stop Nigeria from breaking up; the pathfinders of this country are tired of our co-existence.

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📺VIDEO: How Pastor Adeboye’s Son Truly Died – Medical Officer



A nurse based in the United Kingdom has alleged that undetected medical conditions must have led to the death of the son of Pastor E.A Adeboye of the RCCG family.


Recall that Pastor Dare Adeboye recently passed away in his sleep in Akwa Ibom where he was based with his family. He was 42 and had three kids.


The UK nurse and vlogger named Summer Aku alleged that his demise might have been caused by a disease of the heart. According to her, regular exercises and medical check-ups are needed for adults whose activities have remained limited due to age.


There are indications that Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) might have resulted in the demise of Pastor Dare. Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) is a sudden unexpected death of adolescents and adults, mainly during sleep. One relatively common type is known as Brugada syndrome.


Meanwhile, these are just mere speculations are the family hasn’t provided many details about the death of their son. It is not clear that an autopsy will be conducted and made public.

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