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Leverkusen star Havertz 'would suit' Bayern Munich – Kimmich

10:40 pm AEDT 16/11/18
Kai Havertz
The defender believes his Germany team-mate would be a good signing for the Bundesliga champions

Kai Havertz would suit Bayern Munich as a potential signing, according to Joshua Kimmich.

Havertz made his full Germany debut in a friendly against Russia on Thursday, setting up Serge Gnabry's goal in a 3-0 win for Joachim Low's side.

The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has been linked with a move to Bayern, who are thought to be keen to freshen up their side, with Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery approaching retirement.

And Bayern defender Kimmich feels 19-year-old Havertz would be a solid addition for the Bundesliga champions.

"I cannot buy him, but Kai Havertz is a player who would suit us well," Kimmich told reporters.

Havertz's performance also caught the eye of Germany coach Low.

"He impressed me," said Low. "He is very secure on the ball and has good positioning going forward.

"When he gets the ball, he always tries to bring the ball forward. You can see that in training as well."

Germany are back in Nations League action on Monday when they host Netherlands in Gelsenkirchen.

They will be relegated unless they win but will drop into League B regardless if Ronald Koeman's men beat world champions France on Friday.

Havertz, a product of Leverkusen's youth system, has impressed for Heiko Herrlich's side this season, scoring six goals in all competitions so far.

The 19-year-old has also registered four assists across the Bundesliga and the Europa League so far this term.

Bayern have a number of talented young Germany stars on their books including Kimmich, Gnabry, Leon Goretzka and Niklas Sule.