Chelsea ‘in talks with Kai Havertz over transfer who will tell Bayer Leverkusen he wants ₤ 90m London move this summer season’
The Germany playmaker is one of the most extremely popular players in world football following a marvelous Bundesliga project.
1DFB Cup Final: Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Bayern MunichCredit: EPA
Havertz, 21, has scored 12 league goals and six helps to attract the interest of European heavyweights Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are apparently attempting to steal a march as he plots to develop a title-challenging team.
The Blues boss has currently landed Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech and striker Timo Werner.
Havertz would be seen as the last piece in the puzzle in Chelsea’s new-look attack.
And the Telegraph compose how they have been handed a huge boost with the gamer all set to require a relocation far from the club.
Journalist Alfredo Pedulla also believes the club will need to hand over huge cash to lure him to Stamford Bridge after being okayed following talks with the player’s agent.
Havertz still has a contract at Leverkusen up until the summer of 2022.
It was reported how Lampard is prepared to sell six players in order to raise the ₤90m required to land the forward.
The likes of Michy Batshuayi, Marcos Alonso, Danny Drinkwater, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Kenedy and Emerson Palmieri might all be heading out.
Leverkusen’s sporting director Rudi Voller insisted the player can leave if a club satisfies their demands.
He told Bild: “We have a contract – if it fits, he can go this summertime.
” As of now, he is a player of ours. We have our ideas, we understand what he can do.
” I personally hope that he remains another year. Naturally, you can’t force anyone.
” Havertz understands what he owes to his associates, the fans and club.”
Chelsea have already spent huge on Timo Werner from RB Leipzig and Hakim Ziyech from Ajax however are looking to invest once again.
They are taking a look at a left back, with Leicester’s Ben Chilwell top of the list.
And they could bring in a new centre-back and goalkeeper but will require to create room in their squad initially.
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