Arsenal’s new signing Kai Havertz couldn’t score a single goal during the Cross and Volley Challenge

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Kai Havertz’s performance in the Cross & Volley Challenge during Arsenal’s pre-season tour of the United States has garnered attention, but not for positive reasons.

The German international recently made a high-profile move from Chelsea to Arsenal in a reported £65 million deal.

However, his debut for the club last week received mixed reviews as his performance fell short of expectations during the match against FC Nurnberg.

Now, Havertz’s participation in the MLS All-Stars Skills Challenge has also attracted attention, albeit for the wrong reasons.

His performance in the challenge has gone viral, with many expressing disappointment or finding amusement in his performance.You can watch the footage below.

Kai Havertz’s performance in the Cross & Volley challenge during Arsenal’s pre-season tour saw him struggle to find the back of the net.

Despite making several attempts, Havertz failed to score any goals, with some shots going over the bar and a few hitting the woodwork.

In contrast, his teammate Folarin Balogun managed to score three goals, and DC United striker Christian Benteke also found the net.

Havertz then participated in the Touch Challenge, where he had to control a high ball and score points by placing it into different buckets.

Although he scored a respectable 86 points in the challenge, his overall performance remained a significant topic of discussion among fans on social media.

Gunners goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale spoke about Havertz during an interview with Kicker.

As per theDaily Mail, he said: “It’s a very good signing.

“Kai already has a lot of experience, he was captain in Leverkusen when he was very young. He’s an international player, has won the Champions League and scored in important games.”

Ramsdale continued: “He can play in different positions, which will help the team. He’s also a tall boy, so he can also help with set-piece situations, which shouldn’t be underestimated in modern football.”

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Whilst Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admitted he isn’t sure about Havertz’s strongest position.

He said after the match against FC Nurnberg: “We will see. We have to see how he adapts and obviously get to know each other and build relationships.

“Football is about that and time will tell where he fits in best.”

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