Till tomorrow, one thing that actually makes football interesting is the fact that; the available stats and records of all footballers give fans an option for comparison.
And despite the increasing number of promising youngsters, Messi and Ronaldo still rank as the most compared players in football.
In the Premier League, however, there are quite a number of highly-rated players that stir up debates between fans, and among those top players are Rashford and Kai Havertz.
But not to worry, in this article, we would be comparing and contrasting both players in details for you to judge which of them is actually better.
1. Kai Lukas Havertz, Chelsea.
Age: 21-years old
Shirt Number: #29
Position: Attacking Midfielder, Forward.
2. Marcus Rashford, Manchester United.
Age: 22-years old.
Shirt Number: #10.
CLUB CAREER STATS.
This includes their total club appearances, total number of goals, assists and goal per match.
1. Kai Lukas Havertz
Career Goals (Club) = 49 goals
Career Assists(Club) = 31 assists [Source- footystats.org]
Goal Per Match = 0.32
2. Marcus Rashford
Career Goals (Club) = 68 goals
Career Assists(Club) = 30 assists [Source- footystats.org]
Goal Per Match = 0.31
Marcus Rashford has an overall FIFA rating of 83, while Kai Havertz has an overall FIFA rating of 84.
STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
1. Havertz is one of the few midfielders who is a talented dribbler and can play comfortably with both feet.
STRENGTHS: Heading, Accurate passing, through balls, finishing, dribbling, holding on to the ball.
WEAKNESSES: Defensive Contribution, Tackling.
2. Marcus Rashford, on the other hand, is a very confident attacker who likes to cut inside, do layoffs and dribble past his opponents
STRENGTHS: Through balls, Finishing, Long shots, Direct Freekicks.
WEAKNESSES: Defensive Contribution.
Having more assists, a higher goal per match and a higher FIFA Rating, It has become obvious that: KAI HAVERTZ IS STATISTICALLY BETTER THAN MARCUS RASHFORD.
And from all indications, the German professional footballer seems more consistent, talented and reliable, compared to Marcus Rashford.