Gary Lineker says struggling Arsenal star is better than Spurs’ Richarlison
Posted by  badge Boss on Sep 13, 2023 - 07:20PM
Richarlison has flopped since his £60m move to Tottenham last summer (Picture: Getty)

feels that struggling star is a superior player than ’s Richarlison and Manchester United’s Anthony Martial.

Havertz joined the Gunners from Chelsea this summer in an eyebrow-raising £65m move – given that the 24-year-old was largely underwhelming in his three years with the Blues.

The Germany international has failed to hit the ground running at his new club with boss Mikel Arteta .

Arteta has even suggested that .

Despite Havertz’s struggles in north London, Lineker feels he is still better than Spurs’ Brazil international Richarlison, since his £60m move from Everton last summer.

Lineker also ranked Havertz above United’s Martial, following reports that .

‘I don’t think at the minute you can judge any Chelsea player on last season’s performances,’ Lineker said about Havertz on the .

‘The club was in turmoil, it was a mess, it was a shambles, they all underperformed. I think there’s something in Havertz, and what gives it to me is he scored a winning goal in a Champions League final, he did that.

‘The others at the moment have underachieved a bit. Martial has the talent but I don’t know if he’s a bit soft mentally or unlucky with injuries.

‘I would personally put Havertz first, then either or, maybe Martial, because he has a record, and Richarlison still has it to do, although I think he’s capable.’