LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Kai Havertz of Chelsea poses for a photograph with the match ball after scoring a hat trick during the Carabao Cup third round match between Chelsea and Barnsley at Stamford Bridge on September 23, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around United Kingdom remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)


Despite a difficult start to his Chelsea career, Kai Havertz remains one of the world’s most valuable footballers.

That is according to the latest CIES Football Observatory, whose algorithm uses such factors as performance, age and contract length, as well as club and country represented to determine an individual’s worth.