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Hargreaves: Havertz could play for Liverpool, Man Utd or Man City, but...

Former Bayern Munich midfielder Owen Hargreaves rates Bayer Leverkusen attacker Kai Havertz ahead of Borussia Dortmund pair Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho.

Hargreaves says Havertz would walk into any Premier League team.

"All eyes are on Haaland and Sancho but Kai Havertz is the one from a German perspective," Hargreaves told Goal. "He is special and he is like a hybrid of Michael Ballack and Mesut Ozil. That says a lot in terms of his goals and elegance.

"He is a super player and I think many fans will be watching him from England's top six and thinking that a guy like him is good enough to go to their teams. He could play at Liverpool, Man United or Man City.

"I think anyone watching him this weekend [against Borussia Monchengladbach] will say sign him up. I would love to see Havertz go to Bayern but I think anyone would want him in their team."

Hargreaves added: "He is very special and he has just got to play.

"He can make a move at 21, 24, or 26. Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah have always been great players but would they have shown it at Liverpool at 21? It is pretty unrealistic.

"I think his development is ahead of 99 per cent of players, but I don't think he should go to a top team yet as he might stunt his development."

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